Men and Women

Arranged marriage is not forced marriage

From the CNN Freedom Project

Worldwide, every three seconds a girl under the age of 18 is married.

In India, 90% of these marriages are arranged between families.

And with a divorce rate of just above 1% proponents argue arranged marriage is an effective way for young people to find a partner.

But what happens when a proposed marriage goes awry?

CNN’s Sumnima Udas looks at the pros and cons of arranged marriage.

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  1. I think we can justify this if we can get the percentage of India’s arranged marriage who are happily married.

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