Child Marriage

Child marriage valid if minor cohabits after becoming adult: Bombay High Court

Child marriage valid if minor cohabits after becoming adult: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The otherwise illegal marriage of a child and an adult can be valid, if the minor agrees to cohabit with the spouse after attaini...Read More

Malaysia urged to ban child marriages, after 44-year-old marries 15-year-old teenager

Malaysia urged to ban child marriages, after 44-year-old marries 15-year-old teenager

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s government has come under renewed pressure to outlaw child marriages after another case of a child bride surface...Read More

Mumbai: State commissions study to analyse trends between trafficking and child marriage

Mumbai: State commissions study to analyse trends between trafficking and child marriage

Mumbai: Day-long consultation at Tata Institute of Social Sciences brought together bureaucrats, academics and students to discuss and su...Read More

Child marriages dip to 30% in India, 25 million prevented worldwide, says UNICEF

Child marriages dip to 30% in India, 25 million prevented worldwide, says UNICEF

New Delhi: There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages in India — from nearly 50 to 30 percent — in the last 10 ye...Read More

Significant drop in child marriages in India and world, claims UNICEF

Significant drop in child marriages in India and world, claims UNICEF

New York: There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide and India contributed significantly to the global ...Read More

Rescued from child marriage, 16-year-old B Anusha shines in Women’s U-19 cricket

Rescued from child marriage, 16-year-old B Anusha shines in Women’s U-19 cricket

Hyderabad: A 16-year-old girl, whose child marriage was stopped by the Rachakonda police here last year, has made a mark on the cricket f...Read More

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Human chain formed in Bihar to protest dowry, child marriage

Patna : Bihar on Sunday formed a state-wide human chain of 1468 kms as a part of the state government’s campaign against dowry and child ...Read More

Supreme Court raises concern over mass weddings on Akshya Tritiya

Supreme Court raises concern over mass weddings on Akshya Tritiya

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday voiced serious concern over mass child marriages, especially during the spring festival of Aksh...Read More

Jodhpur court annuls child marriage

Jodhpur court annuls child marriage

Jodhpur: A court in Rajasthan on Monday annulled the marriage of a young woman who had been married off when she was just 12 years old. A...Read More

‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’: More than 50,000 people want ‘controversial’ show banned

‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’: More than 50,000 people want ‘controversial’ show banned

Mumbai: Sony TV’s most controversial show Pehredaar Piya Ki has now become the topic of criticism among the people of India. Recently, mo...Read More

Harilal & Sons: A Novel- Review

Harilal & Sons: A Novel- Review

Name: Harilal & SonsAuthor: Sujit SarafPublisher: Speaking TigerPages: 516Price: Rs 699

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Ujjain: Priest prevents child marriage, informs police

Ujjain: Following tip off by a priest, district women empowerment department on Saturday prevented a child marriage.

Activist, ZP official foil three child marriages in Ahmednagar

Activist, ZP official foil three child marriages in Ahmednagar

Nashik: Despite several laws and regulations, the bane of child marriage continues. On Sunday the marriages of 3 alleged minor couples wa...Read More

Delhi: DCW stops marriage of 16 year old minor girl

Delhi: DCW stops marriage of 16 year old minor girl

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) today stopped the marriage of a 16-year-old girl in South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area.

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Indore: No minors allowed to tie nuptial knot in mass marriage function

Dewas: The Madhya Pradesh government’s ‘lado campaign’ to prevent child marriage started getting its dividend as mass marriage function o...Read More

Bhopal: Woman knight spearheads crusade against child marriage, social evils

Bhopal: Woman knight spearheads crusade against child marriage, social evils

BHOPAL: She is 26 year old and she has taken the responsibility of making her area Barkheda Pathani, BHEL a better place to live. Bhawna ...Read More

Kangana pays tribute to Indian armed forces

Kangana pays tribute to Indian armed forces

Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has paid a tribute to the Indian armed forces in a video. The anthem titled “Love your country” released o...Read More

Nepal hosts first girl summit to end child marriage

Nepal hosts first girl summit to end child marriage

Kathmandu (Nepal): Nepal has hosted its first ever girl summit as part of its commitment to end child marriage by 2030. The one-day summi...Read More

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Child marriage victims fighting old customs, govt apathy

Jodhpur : Santa Devi, now 20 years old, broke down when a family court pronounced annulment of her child marriage here on Wednesday. With...Read More

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Girl annuls child marriage; panchayat slaps fine

Jodhpur: A girl’s decision to annul her marriage which was solemnised in her infancy has invited the wrath of the village panchayat which...Read More

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