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16-year-old girl rescued from child marriage in Telangana

When the SHE Teams along with Uppal police and NGO Balala Hakula Sangham came to know about the incident, they rushed to the location to stop it. 

published on : 18th October 2018

High schooling can prevent 50 million child marriages by 2030 globally: Study

While an estimated 25 million child marriages were prevented in the past decade, no developing country is currently on track to meet the UN goal of wiping out the social practice by 2030.

published on : 11th October 2018

Muslim woman in Assam tonsured for protesting child marriage

In a video of the incident which has gone viral on the social media, some people were seen erupting in wild celebration after the victim was made to go through the ignominy.

published on : 7th October 2018

Assault against minors witnesses surge in Kerala

In a bid to sensitise the public about the rights of children, the Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights will soon roll out an awareness campaign at the local level.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Malaysia urged to ban child marriage as old man marries15-year old

A 15-year-old teenager became the second wife of a 44-year-old Muslim man in northeast Kelantan state, the New Straits Times newspaper reported.

published on : 19th September 2018

NHRC recommends prosecution of village head, caterer if child marriage performed

The NHRC has also mooted to work with priests, father, clerics at the ground level so that they can be educated about the evils of child marriages and their health consequences on the girl child.

published on : 1st September 2018

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
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