PBS NewsHour

In India, young women sent into marriages far from home

Clip: 10/02/2013 | 8m 38s

Lopsided gender ratios in some regions of India have led to a "marriage squeeze" -- high demand for brides -- forcing many underage women to leave their lives behind to wed older men in far away regions. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the socio-economic factors at play.

Aired: 10/02/13

Rating: NR

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