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Mar 19, 2017
Pakistan: Hindu Marriage Bill becomes law after President Mamnoon Hussain's approvalThe bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan became a law on Sunday after President Mamnoon Hussain gave his approval.
Mar 15, 2017
Bangladesh's fight against child marriage is stymied by Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017In the fight against child marriage, Bangladesh, a south Asian country deeply riddled by poverty yet one that is taking quick strides in development and women empowerment, fares as one of the worst.
Mar 09, 2017
Bangladesh's new ambiguous child marriage law seems to put 'marriageable age at zero', claim activistsA controversial child marriage law in Bangladesh which allows children as young as 14 to be married off by their parents was criticised by human rights groups recently.
Feb 24, 2017
Once a trafficking hub, West Bengal's Madhusudanpur has broken free thanks to the women of the villageThis is the story of a village called Madhusudanpur, located 100 kilometres from Kolkata. Sitting on the fringe of the Sunderbans, Madhusudanpur is a small dot on the map of West Bengal but a huge black spot on the trafficking map of the state.
Feb 18, 2017
Pakistan Senate passes much awaited landmark Hindu marriage billThe bill will help Hindu women get documentary proof of their marriage
Feb 15, 2017
The real Mrs Jinnah: New book offers insights into the life of misunderstood, fascinating Ruttie PetitIn her compelling new book, Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage That Shook India, senior journalist Sheela Reddy sketches an illuminating portrait of Ruttie Petit, whose marriage to Muhammad Ali Jinnah shook Bombay society of the time
Feb 14, 2017
Valentine's Day 2017: Six LGBT couples tell us how they make their relationships workSix LGBT couples at various stages of their relationships spoke to us about their experiences of love, and Valentine's Day
Feb 11, 2017
'False rape' cases: Is the feeling of being cheated something that can be explained in our laws?Last year, the Bombay High Court had faced a petition seeking guidelines to ensure that people are not booked under what has been termed as ‘false charges of rape’ after a relationship ends
Feb 04, 2017
What happens after ‘happily ever after?’Love stories end with grand weddings, but there’s no epilogue to tell us what happens after the happily ever after
Jan 12, 2017
First Lady: Chetan Bhagat on One Indian Girl, feminism and writing popular fictionThe biggest selling Indian novelist in history or a literary pariah? Chetan Bhagat discusses his new book, his response to critics and more in this week's edition of First Lady with Meghna Pant.