‘Boys are victims of child marriages too’

As part of the Asia Pacific Social Work Conference on Thursday, a symposium was conducted on forced child marriages.

published on : 20th September 2019

Nightmare 'comes true' as sleeping US woman swallows wedding ring

An X-ray scan identified the 2.4-carat ring in her 29-year-old Jenna Evans' stomach and doctors agreed it would be unwise "to let nature take its course", media reports said.

published on : 16th September 2019

Onus on anganwadi workers to prevent child marriage as cases increase in Odisha

Sources said, Koraput has been recording the second-highest cases of child marriage in Odisha and this has prompted both the centre and the state government to take action to curb the social evil.

published on : 16th September 2019

'She has right to be happy': Odisha woman solemnises marriage of daughter-in-law widowed at 20

A former Sarpanch of Gobara gram panchayat in Angul district, Pratima Behera has become an icon of women empowerment in the state.

published on : 14th September 2019

Vellore: 16 child marriages thwarted in just six days in two districts

In the last six days alone, officials have thwarted 16 child marriages in Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts.

published on : 13th September 2019

Be a loyal husband & great lover, SC tells Muslim man married to Hindu girl

The bench clarified that it will not investigate the marriage and only wanted to ensure that the girl’s interests are protected.

published on : 12th September 2019

Not averse to inter-faith, inter-caste marriages: Supreme Court

The court emphasised it is not averse to inter-faith and inter-caste marriages, and rather wants them to be encouraged.

published on : 11th September 2019

Be a 'great lover': Supreme Court to Muslim man who converted to marry Hindu woman

A Hindu woman had married a Muslim man who admitted that he converted to Hinduism in order to be accepted by the woman's family.

published on : 11th September 2019

Tamil Nadu man beaten up by two estranged wives over bid to marry again

The two, living with their respective parents unable to bear his alleged physical torture, earlier staged a dharna in front of his office, following which he was asked to come to the police station.

published on : 11th September 2019

Onam turns nightmare as Kerala man stabs wife to death in Dubai

Vinayachandran said that his sister who is a mother of two was supposed to arrive on Tuesday to celebrate Onam with them.

published on : 11th September 2019

Protect inter-caste couples or face strict action: UP cops told

The order said there should not be any delay in filing a criminal case against the accused in 'honour-killing' matter and probe in such matters should be completed in the pre-decided time-limit. 

published on : 10th September 2019

NRI booked for sending triple talaq on WhatsApp

Based on her complaint, police filed a case against Ashraf under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, on March 23.

published on : 10th September 2019

Kerala’s first transwoman poet marries software engineer

Exchanging nuptial vows were Vijayaraja Mallika and software engineer Jashim to forge a relationship that transcends religion, caste and gender.

published on : 9th September 2019

Child marriage: 7-year-old girl married off to 8-year-old boy in MP, 6 detained

Importantly, the shocking episode happened in Guna district, whose minister in-charge Imarti Devi, herself is Madhya Pradesh’s women and child development minister.

published on : 7th September 2019

Views on casual sex may put your marriage at risk: Report

Over the course of several years, researchers followed up with couples to collect information about their marital satisfaction and catalogued data on which couples separated or filed for divorce.

published on : 6th September 2019
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