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Conciliatory procedure is needed to settle matrimonial disputes between couples, the Delhi High Court has said while highlighting the role of mediation in resolving such issues.
Patriarchy, lack of awareness among parents and holding on to traditional orthodox customs are considered to be the major perpetrators of child marriages.
Australians voted decisively in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry, sparking joyous celebrations Wednesday across the country.
Australia's same-sex marriage poll is widely expected to return a 'yes' majority this week but conservatives are pushing for protection for those who defend 'traditional understanding of marriage'.
Big B tweeted a series of photo of his family from a recent wedding they attended.
Namitha revealed the news via her Instagram account where she can be seen alongside Riaz Wilson and her friends from the film industry.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed into law controversial legislation to let state-approved clerics conduct marriage ceremonies.
The island set to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage after the constitutional court rules out laws preventing same-sex unions.
Child marriage remains deeply entrenched in West and Central Africa, home to six of the 10 countries with the highest rates in the world.
Last year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy had tweeted that the event was being planned keeping in mind the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in 2017.
The Tanzanian government said Saturday it had suspended an NGO it had accused of promoting gay marriage in contravention of local customs, traditions and laws.
The court also said every case of inter-religious marriage should not be portrayed on a religious canvass as it creates fissures in the communal harmony.
Punishment is no deterrent, counselling should play a role, say experts.
A previous attempt to amend the marriage bill last year was scuttled by a religious body which branded it "blasphemous" and against Islam.
Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.