ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Never-Married Parsis A Demographic Dilemma

The Never-Married Parsis: A Demographic Dilemma Ketayun H Gould The never-married Parsis pose a substantial demographic problem to the community, both because of their numbers, and because of the fact that marital fertility among the Parsis is also very low. The ban on conversion and the refusal to accept as Parsis the children of Parsi women married to non-Parsis eliminates other possible avenues of adding to the community's population.

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