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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Child marriage

Nov 15, 2019 18:23
India has the largest number of underage brides in the world and 26.8% of girls marry before they are 18 . This is the age of consent under a 2012 amendment, which makes even those under 18, in consensual relationships, vulnerable to parental backlash,... read more
Nov 06, 2019 08:14
Expressing displeasure at the practice of covering women’s faces with a ‘ghoonghat’ or veil in some rural areas, Gehlot said the custom belongs to a bygone era. read more
Sep 18, 2019 13:12
Hindustan Purvodaya 2019 highlights: A one day event ‘Hindustan Purvodaya 2019’ in Ranchi was inaugurated by Union law minister RS Prasad. It will end with a session with Union home minister Amit Shah. read more
Sep 16, 2019 02:28
In the police complaint, his father alleged that he saw his neighbours beating the boy when he returned home after work. On enquiring, they alleged that the boy had stolen a mobile phone from their house. read more
Sep 05, 2019 14:55
Teachers’ Day Special: Savitribai Phule is regarded as the first female teacher of India. She was a feminist, a social reformer who worked for the abolishment of the caste system, a philanthropist, an anti-infanticide activist and a poet too. read more
Aug 14, 2019 22:59
Since then, every Rakshabandhan, the 34-year-old resident of Mahua village in Balrampur district feels proud of the fact that he was truly able to protect his sister from the social evil. read more
Aug 13, 2019 23:22
Eldest among four siblings, Kranti became a part of NGO Dehat’s ‘Child Parliament’ initiative in Bahraich. read more
Jul 04, 2019 07:31
With a score of 297 out of 360, Puducherry emerged as the best performer in terms of child rights, according to the report. read more
Jun 09, 2019 04:28
Though young girls are disproportionately affected and are more likely to be forced to marry an adult much older than them, young boys also get trapped into child marriage. Boys account for one in seven of the 765 million child marriages worldwide. read more
Jun 06, 2019 18:16
Rationalist Narendra Nayak said if this belief was correct then the state government should have held prayers in January to ensure rains throughout the year instead of conducting the exercise just before the advent of the monsoon. read more
May 29, 2019 12:06
The number of girls in India in the age group of 15-19 years who are currently married, is down 51 per cent since 2000 and 63 per cent since 1990. read more
May 28, 2019 22:54
This means the progress in India alone accounts for nearly three-quarters of the global reduction in teenage births during this period. read more
May 12, 2019 15:32
Used to seeing his own photos on splashed on billboards, either related to movies or elections, Dev could not find a single election graffiti or poster anywhere in Pingla’s Naya village, a small hamlet that is home to only 76 families, on April 26. read more
Apr 01, 2019 07:46
Early marriage is not responsible for the low female labour force participation. Blame the male backlash effect for it. read more
Mar 08, 2019 10:41
Happy Women’s Day: For them, education is the first priority. They said no to child marriage and preferred her academics over marriage. read more