Child Marriage is a matter of great concern today, especially for state like Rajasthan, which accounts for more tan half of the rural females married below 18 years. The practice makes them more vulnerable and deprived. This book is written with the objective to develop understanding on plight of rural women in context of child marriage. The content of this book enlighten the most important and empirical data on age at marriage and highlights socio-cultural determinants and psycho-social consequences of child marriage. This book would be useful for academicians, researchers, students policy planners, and for all those who feel concerned with the women and children. Besides, the women activists and NGOs will find this book most informative and useful.