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Jan 28, 2018
Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi applauds women power, ventures against social evils in 1st radio address of 2018Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat on Sunday said that for the first in history heads of 10 ASEAN countries joined India's Republic Day celebration
Jan 09, 2018
SC asks petitioners to furnish latest details on child marriages after PIL seeks implementation of anti-child marriage lawThe Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the petitioners, who have questioned the intent of the Centre and states about implementation of the anti-child marriage law
Jan 05, 2018
NHRC asks states to adopt zero-tolerance policy for child marriages as India sees 3,600 cases every dayWith India recording around 3,600 child marriages every day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked states to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act
Dec 30, 2017
Bihar's students perform street plays against child marriage to end practice in stateA small team performing street plays across this remote and underdeveloped rural pocket of Bihar's Gaya district to educate girls and their parents to say "no" to child marriage.
Dec 03, 2017
Bandhan Tod app saves Bihar teenagers from child marriage after girl sends out distress messageschoolgirl in a Bihar village sent out a distress message through a mobile app that saved her from becoming a victim of child marriage
Nov 23, 2017
Bill scrapping minimum age for marriage for girls in Iraq stirs outrage, critics call it 'licence to rape children'A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape children"
Nov 22, 2017
Google Doodle marks 153rd birthday of Rukhmabai Raut, India's first female practising doctorRukhmabai Raut, whose 153rd birthday was marked with a Google Doodle, was not just India's first female practising doctor, but also a pioneering feminist
Oct 29, 2017
After Nitish Kumar's appeal, Bihar man returns Rs 4 lakh dowry received during son's marriageBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who launched a state-wide campaign to end social evils like dowry and child marriage recently, on Sunday received a shot in the arm
Oct 22, 2017
Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politiciansInstead of lambasting the Supreme Court for being slow to reaffirm that sex with a minor wife is rape, we should resolve to vote better. Making huge legal changes is the legislature’s job.
Oct 18, 2017
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problemSupreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable