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Archaeology & Anthropology: Open Access

Ambiguous Status of Single Mothers in India

  • Open or Close Pradeep Kumar Panda*

    Doctoral Scholar (Economics), School of Social Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi

    *Corresponding author: Pradeep Kumar Panda, Andhra Pradesh Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Limited, Hyderabad, Telangana,India

Submission: August 21, 2017; Published: May 17, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/AAOA.2018.02.000528

ISSN: 2577-1949
Volume2 Issue1


The number of single mothers has grown phenomenally all across the world in the last three decades, in large part as a result of the growing number of children born outside of marriage. Unfortunately there is no official information on number of single mothers residing in India. However few studies clearly illustrate that this is a rising phenomenon in India.

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