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Consultation On How Seasonal Migration Affects Children Held

Consultation On How Seasonal Migration Affects Children Held

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) held a one-day consultation to provide a platform for making migration safer for children. The...
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...
Education Pushes Back Age Of Marriage For Rural Women

Education Pushes Back Age Of Marriage For Rural Women

The median age at marriage for women has increased--from 19.4 years in 2001 to 21.2 years in 2011, according to Census data--but continues to...
No Wedding Tents For Child Marriages, Rajasthan Tentwallahs Vow

No Wedding Tents For Child Marriages, Rajasthan Tentwallahs Vow

In Rajasthan, a state famed for its palaces and forts, weddings peak during the Akshaya Tritiya festival in April and May, which is considered an auspicious period.