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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Child marriage

Feb 21, 2019 11:41
Earlier, girls were married off early due to poverty, lack of education and poor awareness, but now fear of crime against women has come as a new force to push girls into early marriages. read more
Feb 17, 2019 22:18
The Jharkhand-based NGO that was awarded the Laureus Sport for Good award 2019 has been changing lives of young women through football. read more
Feb 13, 2019 13:46
Uttar Pradesh is home to 8.5 crore children and one in every five girls here is a child bride, according to government of India’s National Family Health Survey. read more
Feb 01, 2019 13:22
Parul Verma, 16, of Shravasti district, who warded off marriage before she reached the legal age, is now leading the way in the crusade against child marriages in her village read more
Jan 30, 2019 14:45
The Uttar Pradesh government and stakeholders of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj launched a Guinness world record attempt with a massive signature campaign on Tuesday, aiming to make the state and the rest of India free of child marriage by the next Kum... read more
Jan 28, 2019 22:55
The summit was organized under the joint auspices of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) and Parmarth Niketan, with technical support from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and UNICEF. read more
Dec 25, 2018 12:37
Shreya led a group of girls, including Laxmi Karmakar, to Rabni’s house and met her mother as her father was working in the farmland. read more
Dec 21, 2018 15:49
The high court said that according to the PIL, in 2009, Unicef reported that India alone contributes 40% of the world\'s child brides, adding that there were 23 million Indian girls who became victims of child marriage. read more
Dec 21, 2018 08:04
Bandhan Tod 2.0 (Break your shackles) app is an upgrade of its earlier version, which only catered to cases of child marriage and domestic violence. The main, new additional feature of the app is ‘Chuppi Tod’, meant for airing grievances related to sexual... read more
Dec 01, 2018 12:40
Police station Officer in-charge sent to police line and investigating officer supended suspended for lapses read more
Nov 24, 2018 15:07
With more women dropping out of the workforce, it becomes vital for Indian workplaces to rebalance their structures and eliminate biases from the recruitment stage read more
Oct 07, 2018 14:12
According to police, the victim’s 19-year-old son from her second marriage was forcibly married off to a minor girl a few months ago by her second husband Mantu Sheikh despite her opposition. read more
Sep 11, 2018 23:34
Murshidabad in West Bengal shows the highest prevalence (39.9%) of marriage among 15-19-years-old followed by Gandhinagar (39.3 %) in Gujarat and Bhilwara (36.4%) in Rajasthan. read more
Aug 31, 2018 17:38
The report shows that a total of 2,322 child abuse cases were reported by newspapers in all four provinces of Pakistan, as well as Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. In comparison, 1,764 such incidents were reported from January to June 2017. read more
Aug 11, 2018 15:00
The ceremony took place in June over the border in Thailand’s Narathiwat province, where the girl returned to Wednesday after “immense pressure from Malaysian media”, the provincial governor said. read more