Child marriage is any formal or informal marriage of one or both individuals under the age of 18. Not only a human rights violation, child marriage also negatively affects a child’s health, physical growth, mental and emotional development and education opportunities. Some reasons for child marriage are poverty, lack of education, political and financial reasons, gender inequalities and improper implementation of the law. Both girls and boys are affected by child marriages; however, girls are affected at a much higher rate. Of 223 million child brides, 102 million are married before they turn 15. One in three of the world’s child marriages are located in India. Fortunately, we are fighting child marriage in India are dedicated to making a change.
The Samiti has a regular programme for providing basic education to the adults. Democracy without education is meaningless. It is education and enlightenment that lifts a nation to the heights of progress and greatness. At present about 60% of the people in India are illiterate; they cannot differentiate a buffalo from a black mole.
Financial help is provided to poor girl who has lost her father and mother doesn’t have sufficient means for supporting the family. We help the marriage ceremonies of poor and orphaned girls. In India many families of girls who are unable to sustain themselves and don’t have any source of income enough to marry their girls.
A free medical Centre for the residents of slum area is run. Free consultation and medicines are provided to the needy people. A free medical Centre for the residents of slum area is run. Free consultation and medicines are provided to the needy people.
Samiti organises tree plantation work under pollution control programme.