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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.
An adult couple has a right to live together without marriage, the Supreme Court said could choose whom she wanted to live with.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The House voted 109-1 today for the bill, which would prohibit anyone under the age of 17 from getting married.
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.
The Unicef said the problem was now "most severe" in Africa but even so, Ethiopia had cut child marriage rates by a third.
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.