age of marriage]
There has been a surge in child marriage, a side-effect of the pandemic. But to reduce child marriage at any time, expand opportunities in education and work, rather than increase minimum age of marriage
Published on Sep 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST
In these fraught times, children, especially the girl child, are much more vulnerable to trafficking. The government has to figure out more proactive ways to save them from the dangers that Covid-19 has heightened
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 07:27 PM IST
The PIL has been filed by one Abdul Mannan who argues that the different age limits for men and women’s marriage are discriminatory and without a scientific basis.
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 06:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |HT Correspondent
The public interest litigation moved by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay claimed that the difference in minimum age of marriage for men and women was based on patriarchal stereotypes and has no scientific backing.
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 12:48 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Early marriage is not responsible for the low female labour force participation. Blame the male backlash effect for it.
Updated on Apr 01, 2019 09:46 AM IST
Good steps are being taken, but in pockets. The situation calls for a concerted national campaign, like Swachh Bharat. It is time we all got involved: parents, schools, media, and donors.
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 07:22 AM IST