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Child marriage prevented; groom, family booked in Telangana

Marriage of a minor girl to a 38-year-old person with disablity was thwarted inside a temple in Mailardevpally when locals along with police and members of an NGO intervened and rescued her.

published on : 11th May 2018

Adult couple can live together without marriage: Supreme Court

An adult couple has a right to live together without marriage, the Supreme Court said could choose whom she wanted to live with.

published on : 6th May 2018

Bid to marry off 15-year-old orphan foiled in Odisha

Officials of the district administration with support of Childline, Sambalpur and police foiled a bid to marry off a 15-year-old orphan girl of Daldalipada in Khetrajpur here on Thursday.

published on : 27th April 2018

Child marriage survivor scores 86 per cent in Telangana intermediate examination

Fighting a number of troubles that followed this rescue, Sandhya is currently elated as she is one step ahead towards her dream to become an HR executive in a multi-national company.

published on : 14th April 2018

Plea on non-implementation of anti-child marriage law; Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply 

A bench comprising justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued notice to the Centre and asked it to file its reply within four weeks.

published on : 13th April 2018

Jharkhand shocker: Married man kills all five members of a family for resisting his demand to marry minor girl

A married man in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district hacked to death all the five members of a family because the head of the family kept resisting his demand to marry his 17-year-old daughter.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Child marriages continue to haunt parts of Odisha's Sundargarh district

As per NFHS-4 of 2015-16, 7.6 pc of the females in Odisha in the age group of 15-19 years were already mothers.

published on : 16th March 2018

Florida passes bill to ban marriage of anyone under 17 

The House voted 109-1 today for the bill, which would prohibit anyone under the age of 17 from getting married.

published on : 9th March 2018

Preventing child marriages a tough task for officials in Telangana's Warangal

Preventing child marriages is still a huge challenge for officials as they face a lot of resistance from the local communities and are even subjected to physical attack.

published on : 8th March 2018

Unicef: Child marriage figures show significant drop in India

The Unicef said the problem was now "most severe" in Africa but even so, Ethiopia had cut child marriage rates by a third.

published on : 6th March 2018

Hyderabad: 30 held by SHE teams for harassing women

An auto driver, who threatened to kill the family members of a minor girl if they failed to get her married to him, has been arrested following the victim’s complaint to the Rachakonda SHE team.

published on : 18th February 2018

Rescued from child marriage, 16-year-old Hyderabad girl makes a mark in sports

After excelling in the national-level cricket tournament, Anusha is now set to participate in the under-19 rugby tournament to be held at the L B Stadium.

published on : 7th February 2018

Hyderabad High Court to hear plea on extending support to child marriage victims

A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court headed by Acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan will hear a PIL case seeking rehabilitation support to the victims of child marriages in Telangana.

published on : 4th February 2018

West Bengal tops in underage marriage of women in India

West Bengal tops the list of states for women getting married before the legal age for marriage in the country, a government survey of marriages and sexual behaviour has found.

published on : 28th January 2018

Minor girl’s wedding a day after human chain shocks Bihar

Ramrekha Ghat in the western town of Buxar witnessed the wedding of 14-year-old Neelam Kumari, a resident of Mathila village in the district, with full Vedic rituals on Monday.

published on : 23rd January 2018
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