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Friday, Aug 07, 2020

Child marriage

Jul 18, 2020 14:34
The new cell comprising representatives of non- governmental organisations (NGOs) will work towards alleviating mental agony of the rescued victims and rehabilitating them in the post-COVID world, WBCPCR chairperson Ananya Chakraborty said. read more
Jun 30, 2020 19:58
In India, around 460,000 girls went missing -- which means they were not born due to sex-selection biases -- each year between 2013 and 2017, said the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report. read more
Jun 04, 2020 11:56
The police was told about the marriage by supervisor of Integrated Child Development Society read more
May 28, 2020 07:35
A 15-year-old girl who won praise for carrying her injured father hundreds of miles across India by bike said on Wednesday she never thought of giving up after promising her mother she would get him home safely. read more
May 16, 2020 19:17
This pandemic will leave behind orphans. This leaves children open to various forms of exploitation from being forced into child labour, sexual violence and begging. Many older children may have to stop going to school to look after their siblings read more
May 15, 2020 15:00
Campaigners said the risks were exacerbated by the fact that schools were closed and organisations working to combat child marriage were finding it harder to operate during lockdowns. read more
Apr 29, 2020 17:13
Some seven million unintended pregnancies may occur in the coming months as 47 million women in low and middle-income countries will be unable to use modern contraceptives due to the ongoing lockdowns and major disruptions, according to latest UN data. read more
Mar 04, 2020 11:13
Vanshika Gautam, a Class 8 student, is among 20 girls from the state who will be felicitated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ahead of International Women’s Day. read more
Jan 22, 2020 17:13
National Girl Child Day was established in 2008 in order to spread awareness about the inequalities face by the girl child among the people, and to ensure that they get equal opportunities and exposure. read more
Jan 19, 2020 23:17
Nitish Kumar said that while the government would work in mission mode, societal participation was more important to spread the message of spreading green cover and water conservation. read more
Jan 16, 2020 11:41
Teenager Asha Charti Karki told her parents she was going out to study, but instead she ran off to wed her boyfriend - one of a growing number of Nepali teenagers who are marrying young by choice. read more
Dec 11, 2019 01:29
The case was filed on the complaint of Daman Singh, the girl’s grandfather read more
Nov 23, 2019 02:20
A bench of justices MM Shantanagoudar and Aniruddha Bose, in a recently delivered verdict, held that punishing the male for such a marital union on grounds that it amounts to child marriage is against the “legislative history” of the law. read more
Nov 19, 2019 22:55
Jagdish Bharti (49) had received 10-acre land in dowry from the grandfather of his would-be wife at his engagement when he was just four years old. read more
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