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Madurai Bench of Madras High Court orders abortion for 16-year-old girl who sought to end pregnancy

The victim who was kidnapped and married by a man inside a car expressed that she intended to continue her studies.

published on : 1st August 2018

Child marriages in Afghanistan down by 10 per cent: UNICEF

In both urban and rural areas of five of the 34 Afghan provinces, 42 per cent of families have at least one member who was married before the age of 18.

published on : 29th July 2018

Child marriage stopped in Uttar Pradesh after police intervention 

On receiving the complaint, police officials reached the venue yesterday and found that the girl was 16 years of age, SHO of Jansath Police Station said.

published on : 16th July 2018

Child marriage: The tangled knot

Study reveals that the issue of child marriages is not as simple as one might think; some parents claim it is the only option when children threaten to elope, others maintain that it is ‘ideal’.

published on : 15th July 2018

Not just girls: Boys face same issues too

The state government has launched two popular schemes — Kalyana Lakshmi and Shaadi Mubarak — to address the pressing issue of child marriages by extending financial assistance.

published on : 15th July 2018

Hyderabad: To foil her love, parents force minor to marry

IN a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl living in Shamshabad, who allegedly fell in love with her tuition teacher, was forced into child marriage by her parents.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Malaysia investigating marriage of 41-year-old man to 11-year-old girl

Rubber scrap dealer Che Abdul Karim Che Abdul Hamid secretly married the girl as his third wife in Thailand, and the union became public after one of his wives lodged a complaint with police.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Odisha:Tent houses, priests to check child marriages

Boycott marriages of minor girls and report the matter to police, urges Collector.

published on : 23rd June 2018

50 child marriages since 2016; 457 prevented

This should come as a shock to a state which boasts of high literacy rates and impressive development indices. 

published on : 20th June 2018

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
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