Economic Independence Is Transforming India's Marriage Culture07:35

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A rapidly changing world is altering the lives of millions of women.

In India, the rising economic wherewithal of a new generation of women is transforming an institution as old as the country itself: marriage.

NPR's Julie McCarthy has this report on Indian match-making with a modern twist.


  • Julie McCarthy, international correspondent for NPR, based in New Delhi.

This segment aired on August 14, 2013.

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