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Jodhpur Court Annuls Child Marriage. Now Free, Girl Wants To Become Police Officer

Jodhpur Court Annuls Child Marriage. Now Free, Girl Wants To Become...

Jodhpur: A court in Rajasthan on Monday annulled the marriage of a young woman who had been married off when she was just 12 years...
In This Tamil Nadu Village, Empowered Teenagers Take Charge, Fix Community’s Problems

In This Tamil Nadu Village, Empowered Teenagers Take Charge, Fix Community’s...

Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu: Early marriage of children, mostly girls, has been rampant in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district, 300 km from the state capital Chennai. In...
In Bihar, Male-Child Preference Behind Girls’ Early Marriage, Shows Report

In Bihar, Male-Child Preference Behind Girls’ Early Marriage, Shows Report

Patna: There is a high probability of girls getting married below the legal age of 18 when there is preference for male offspring at...
‘Bandhan Tod’: A Mobile App To Help End Child Marriage In Bihar

‘Bandhan Tod’: A Mobile App To Help End Child Marriage In...

Mumbai:  A mobile phone app is the latest tool for campaigners seeking to end child marriage in Bihar, where nearly two-thirds of girls in...
Child Brides On The Rise In India’s Urban Areas, Shows Report

Child Brides On The Rise In India’s Urban Areas, Shows Report

New Delhi: An increasing number of underage girls are being married off in India's towns and cities, a study has revealed, challenging long-held assumptions...
5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

Vikarabad, Telangana: In Mambapur village of Vikarabad, 60 km from Hyderabad, a 5-year-old girl was prevented from falling prey to a tribal tradition and...
Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is A Topper

Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is...

Hyderabad: In April last year, Sandhya from Hyderabad's Ranga Reddy district was going to be married off while she was in the middle of...
Nitish Kumar’s Fresh Appeal: Boycott Marriages Where Dowry Is Taken

Nitish Kumar’s Fresh Appeal: Boycott Marriages Where Dowry Is Taken

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday strongly criticised the practice of dowry and urged people to not attend wedding ceremonies where dowry is...
After Ban On Liquor, Bihar To Tighten Noose On Dowry, Child Marriage

After Ban On Liquor, Bihar To Tighten Noose On Dowry, Child...

Patna: After banning liquor completely in Bihar in April, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has plans to launch a comprehensive campaign against social ills of...
Vegetable Gardens Preventing Bengal Girls From Early Marriage, Trafficking

Vegetable Gardens Preventing Bengal Girls From Early Marriage, Trafficking

For a teenager, Sarjana Biswas has rather modest ambitions: finish school, go to college and become a government healthcare worker in her village. But for...