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Rajasthan teen uses husband's Facebook page to prove she was married at 12

The couple were married at a secret wedding ceremony in Barmer district in 2010 when both were just 12 years old.

13 Oct 2017 12:17 PM

23 million child brides in India, says SC after criminalising sex with minor wife

The SC also referred to a National Family Health Survey report revealing that 26.8 per cent women were married before 18 years.

13 Oct 2017 10:06 AM

After SC order, time to halt all child marriages

The ridiculously young age at which brides were given away earlier shows how our society was steeped in such obscurantist practices.

13 Oct 2017 12:58 AM

After liquor, dowry in Nitish Kumar list

Donning the cap of a social reformist Kumar launched a campaign to eliminate these evils with the participation of the people.

07 Oct 2017 3:17 AM

To end child marriage, SC must act decisively

As per the latest census, 30 per cent of married women in India wed before they turn 18.

27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM


Verdict on child marriage laws reserved by top court

The Centre had defended Section 375(2), saying the immunity provision was meant to protect the institution of marriage.

07 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

‘Can’t make sex in child marriage crime’

Criminalising consummation of marriage as a serious offence not practical: Centre

06 Sep 2017 2:05 AM

Unholy matrimony: Rape by statute

Women find it difficult to prove and report marital rape due to economic and emotional reasons.

28 Aug 2017 3:09 AM

Delhi: 13-yr-old girl kidnapped, married off, gets pregnant; 3 held

The girl was allegedly kidnapped on May 10 when she had gone to buy ice cream, they added.

15 Jul 2017 10:07 AM

TV’s social experiments draw a blank

As child marriage becomes the flavour of the season on TV yet again, we look at how content in entertainment is actually regressing.

04 Jul 2017 12:03 AM


Child marriage menace compounded by non-acceptance of laws: SC

Supreme Court termed child marriage as a ‘violation of human rights’ of children.

02 Jun 2017 10:25 AM

26 children saved from being married off in Jharkhand

Though child marriage is banned in Jharkhand as per the Child Marriage Act of 2006, the pernicious practice continues to be rampant.

05 May 2017 6:02 PM

Indonesian women's group issues edict against child marriage

UNICEF, the UN children's agency, welcomed the edict, describing it as a landmark moment in efforts to end child marriage in Indonesia.

28 Apr 2017 6:00 PM

Video: Rajasthan tea seller marries off 6 daughters, gives Rs 1 crore as dowry

The I-T department served the notice to Gujjar after video of him giving Rs 1 crore for dowry went viral on social media.

13 Apr 2017 11:28 AM

PAC report slams poor implementation of Child Marriage Prevention Act

The state government records say that between 2010-13, there were only 45 cases of child marriage.

08 Apr 2017 5:31 PM


Rapist marrying his victim remedy to crime, social problems: Malaysian MP

Parliament, which was in session over the Sexual Offences Against Children Bill 2017 debated on child marriage as an offence.

06 Apr 2017 3:33 PM

Stop girl’s marriage till she is adult, Delhi court tells mother

The police on Monday moved an application in this respect before the court of metropolitan magistrate Pankaj Sharma.

21 Feb 2017 3:04 AM

Delhi: Minor saved from forced marriage to mentally challenged man

The Delhi Commission for Women got information about her scheduled marriage from an anonymous caller on its helpline.

02 Feb 2017 8:04 AM

Pakistan: Father marries off daughter, 13, to disabled man

Wazir Ahmed's first wife, Saima's mother, had given him only daughters, and he hoped his second wife would give him a son.

31 Dec 2016 9:16 AM