child marriage

Ganjam offers Rs 5,000 reward for child marriage informers

Interacting with anganwadi members, he informed that construction of houses for Misson Shakti and anganwadi centres in all 22 blocks of the district will be taken up soon.  

published on : 5th December 2020

3 held in Madurai for trying to marry off teen to prevent her from eloping with boyfriend

The 16-year-old girl was reportedly in a relationship which her parents didn't approve. They were unhappy with her for not severing ties with her boyfriend.

published on : 26th November 2020

TNIE reporter Krithika Srinivasan selected for LAADLI award for gender sensitivity

She was selected for the award under the English print news category in South India region.

published on : 21st November 2020

Jilted lover stops man from marrying minor in Secunderabad

As when the Pastor asked if anyone had objections to the marriage, a woman entered the Church along with police officials, and halted the ceremony.

published on : 12th November 2020

Declare November 1 anti-child marriage day: Child Rights Trust

Child Rights Trust, Bengaluru has urged the state government to declare November 1 as Anti-Child Marriage Day.

published on : 30th October 2020

Child marriage attempt foiled in Odisha's Khurda

While the minor girl belongs to Dimiripatna village under Nayagarh, the 25-year-old youth hails from Lokeswarpur village in Khurda district.

published on : 29th October 2020

Child marriages on the rise in Karnataka, two stopped

While the economic impact of the Covid-induced lockdown and its after-effect has been well documented by now, what has perhaps been ignored is the social implication.

published on : 28th October 2020

TNIE alerts cops in child marriage case

 A timely alert by The New Indian Express team thwarted the marriage of a minor girl at a remote village in HD Kote taluk of Mysuru on Thursday.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Caste discrimination: Minor Dalit girl forced to abort by in-laws, Ranipet police nab 19-year-old husband, family

Sources said that the girl, a Dalit belonging to Villivakkam in Chennai, had fallen in love with the caste-Hindu boy from Senkadu, Wallaja in Ranipet district over TikTok.

published on : 17th October 2020

17.26 million married children and adolescents in 10-19 age group present in India: CRY

The study stated that girls in rural areas within the age-group of 15-19 years continue to account for more than half (57 per cent) of all married children.

published on : 9th October 2020

Girl’s engagement stopped in Usilampatti, 4 booked

Four persons have been booked by Usilampatti All Women Police Station officials for attempting to conduct engagement for a minor girl with a 29-year-old man in Usilampatti on Monday.

published on : 16th September 2020

Telangana witnesses sharp increase in child marriages during COVID pandemic

According to people involved in the rescue of children, the numbers are almost 10 times more than what they used see in normal times.

published on : 4th September 2020

Child labour among school going children increased during lockdown in West Bengal

The number of child labour among the school going children belonging to the 6-18 years age group has gone up by 105 per cent during the lockdown.

published on : 29th August 2020

Teen girl from Coimbatore escapes home to complain against child marriage, two arrested

The 15-year-old girl, who studies in Class 10, was married off on June 24 at Veeramathiamman temple at Pogalur to a farmer.

published on : 26th August 2020

Pandemic triggers child marriage trend, 180 bids foiled since lockdown in Odisha

Covid 19 has provided a perfect breeding ground for the social evil to flourish in remote villages, they said.

published on : 6th August 2020
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