Child Marriage

The GoodPitch Local Deccan program invites gender-themed media projects

The GoodPitch Local Deccan program invites gender-themed media projects

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Ujjain: Father married me off after taking Rs 4L from my hubby, says minor girl

Ujjain: Father married me off after taking Rs 4L from my hubby, says minor girl

As per Neelganga police, the girl is a resident of Prakash Nagar near Hanuman Temple.

Lockdown fallout: Sharp spike in child marriages in Maharashtra, 138 cases between June and September

Lockdown fallout: Sharp spike in child marriages in Maharashtra, 138 cases between June and September

Mumbai: While Covid-19 and the historic, protracted lockdown has affected lives globally, in particular, the lives of young girls in Maha...Read More

Outcry in Somalia over ‘forced child marriage’ bill

Outcry in Somalia over ‘forced child marriage’ bill

The bill is a dramatic reworking of years of efforts by civil society to bring forward a proposed law to give more protections to women i...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: In Balampur village, police stop minor’s wedding as father produces fake certificate

Madhya Pradesh: In Balampur village, police stop minor’s wedding as father produces fake certificate

The incident occurred in Balampur village where the baraat was to arrive from Vidisha.

Thane man booked for child marriage, rape

Thane man booked for child marriage, rape

Palghar: A Mumbai resident and some of his relatives have been booked in a Child Marriage Act case by Virar police in Maharashtra's Palgh...Read More

Indore: WCD officials foil child marriage, parents warned

Indore: WCD officials foil child marriage, parents warned

Marriage of 14-yr-old girl fixed with 21-yr-boy in Kelod Kankad village in Lasudia

Bhopal: Youth groups give a call to say no to child marriage

Bhopal: Youth groups give a call to say no to child marriage

Youth groups displayed 100 doll couples- of which 32 were married as children and had books and toys in hand to show that they lost their...Read More

Tanzanian court upholds law banning child marriage

Tanzanian court upholds law banning child marriage

Nairobi: A Tanzanian court has upheld a ruling banning the marriage of girls under the age of 18 and won praise from rights activists. Th...Read More

Rajasthan: 15-year-old knocks CM Ashok Gehlot's door to get protection from child-marriage

Rajasthan: 15-year-old knocks CM Ashok Gehlot's door to get protection from child-marriage

Jaipur (Rajasthan): Amid government's strict policy and action to prevent cases of child-marriages, a 15-year-old girl had to seek help f...Read More

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

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