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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Responding to a call by the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government, crores of people joined the gigantic human chain that stretched for an estimated 13,660 km and crisscrossed all the 38 districts.
It is the brainchild of Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar, who had organised a similar human chain in support of prohibition in Bihar on January 21, 2017.
Awareness campaigns appear to have done little in curbing child marriage incidents in the district as parents continue to marry off their minor children.
A child marriage was averted in West Godavari district on Friday based on credible information provided by city-based child rights NGO, Balala Hakkula Sangham (BHS).
The strict vigilance and a series of awareness campaigns appear to have yielded a little in curbing the child marriages in this district as the family elders continue to tie the knots their minor.
Do not force school kids to take part in human chain against social ills: Patna HC tells Bihar government
The Bihar government’s enthusiastic plans to organise the world’s largest human chain to spread awareness against the social evils of dowry and child marriage got a jolt on Tuesday
Though Odisha ranks below the national average, incidence of child marriages in urban areas is 19.5 pc against the all India average of 17.5 pc.
More than 40 per cent of the child marriages in the world happen in India and 3,600 of them take place every day, a NHRC release said, citing National Crime Records Bureau data.
The NHRC on Thursday asked the State Governments to provide enabling environment for girls' education and create more employment opportunity for them.
Change attitudes in rural areas to end child marriage: Krishna district Woman Development and Child Welfare project director
Field level officials from revenue and police department and Anganwadi workers explained the problems one faces while tracking child marriages cases.