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11-yr-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after outcry over marriage to 41-yr-old
Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to wed with the permission of religious courts.
11 Aug 2018 9:01 PM
Cabbages & Kings: Protect women just like you protect cows!
India, my brothers and sisters, is top of the list. It’s the most dangerous country in the world for women.
30 Jun 2018 7:55 AM
US politician wants to legalise paedophilia
According to Nathan Larson, sex with 10-year-olds is okay if they are married.
04 Jun 2018 6:19 PM
Over half of the world's children threatened by war, poverty, bias: Study
More than one billion children live in countries hit by poverty and 240 million in countries affected by conflict and fragility.
31 May 2018 5:21 PM
13-yr-old Andhra boy marries 23-yr-old woman to fulfil terminally ill mother’s wish
Wedding was reportedly held as boy’s terminally ill mother wanted family to have an adult woman to take care of household after her demise.
12 May 2018 5:18 PM
15-yr-old rescued at last minute in Hyderabad as parents marry her off to creditor
The girl was promised to a 38-yr-old man after her family failed to pay rent to his parents for months.
10 May 2018 4:27 PM
Ban on child marriage responsible for ‘love jihad’, elopement: BJP MLA
BJP MLA Gopal Parmar asked parents of young girls to guard against 'love jihad' to prevent their families from being ruined.
06 May 2018 6:31 PM
Strictest in US: Florida passes bill, doesn’t ban, limits age for child marriage
The Florida governor intends to sign the bill into law, a spokeswoman said.
10 Mar 2018 6:31 PM
Fight child marriage, honour killings: Pak’s 1st woman Dalit senator’s to-do list
Although Krishna Kumari Kohli was a child bride, her husband encouraged her to continue studying.
08 Mar 2018 3:57 PM
Child marriages drop by 20% in India: UNICEF
Given the life-altering impact child marriage has on a young girl’s life, any reduction is welcome news.
06 Mar 2018 4:41 PM
Child marriages in India drop sharply driving down global rate
UNICEF said 25 million child marriages were prevented worldwide in the last decade, with the largest reduction in South Asia.
06 Mar 2018 1:48 PM
Hyderabad High Court CJ takes up child marriage victims’ letter suo motu
They brought to the notice of the CJ that some children died during pregnancy and delivery and their babies were weak.
04 Feb 2018 1:05 AM
Hyderabad: Beti Bachao fails to curb child marriages
The state has an obligation to protect girls. It is due to the complicity by the state that children are forced into marriage.
15 Dec 2017 12:57 AM
Thiruvananthapuram is torture chamber for kids
Largest No. of POCSO pending cases.
15 Nov 2017 6:51 AM
On the contrary: Me too? Whatever
American morals rarely survive a trans-Atlantic crossing and in most casting couch transactions, the balance of power tends to shift.
12 Nov 2017 6:56 AM
Dev 360: End child marriages to build a real ‘new India’
Now the Supreme Court has rightly taken away the fig leaf of tradition to conceal a barbaric practice.
14 Oct 2017 12:27 AM
23 million child brides in India: SC after ruling 'sex with under-18 wife is rape'
Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.
13 Oct 2017 9:20 AM
Rape of child bride: Can this law end it?
SC ruling lifts exception on law allowing men to have sex with minor wives.
12 Oct 2017 1:57 AM
To end child marriage, SC must act decisively
The existence of this section provides tacit approval to illegal marriages between the ages of 15 and 18.
27 Sep 2017 12:44 AM
Kozhikode: Tribal girl gives birth at 14, after ‘marriage’
The father of the baby who has also been identified is a 17-year-old boy from the same Paniya tribe here.
12 Sep 2017 1:53 AM
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