A 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.
schoolgirl in a Bihar village sent out a distress message through a mobile app that saved her from becoming a victim of child marriage
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"
Rukhmabai Raut, whose 153rd birthday was marked with a Google Doodle, was not just India's first female practising doctor, but also a pioneering feminist
Bihar 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
Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politicians
Instead 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.
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem
Supreme 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
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement ruling
Activists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Pakistan senators have rejected a bid to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 16 to 18, a senator told AFP, declaring it "un-Islamic" in a decision condemned by human rights activists.
Nobel laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi Thursday hailed the Supreme Court judgement criminalising sex with a minor wife saying it will help to curb child marriages in the country
SC says 23 million minor brides in India; one out of five weddings violate laws prohibiting child marriage
Expressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriages
The Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Sex with minor wife between 15-18 years is rape, rules SC: Order could arrest growing trend of child marriage
The Supreme Court on Wednesday criminalised sex with a minor wife aged between 15 and 18 years, saying the exception in the rape law was arbitrary and was violative of the Constitution.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that sexual intercourse with wives between 15 and 18 years of age will be considered to be rape.
SC says marital rape can't be considered criminal: Tradition doesn't justify assault, child marriage
Between the debates on child marriage and marital rape, the apex court leaves out completely the concept of consent.
The boy's Facebook account provided evidence that helped in proving that the couple was married, said Kriti Bharti, the Managing Trustee of Saarthi Trust, a child rights non-profit organisation.
Bihar: 'Vikas purush' Nitish Kumar all set to wage war against social evils like dowry, child marriage
Come 2 October, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, and you will see Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in a new avatar.
Hyderabad Police on Wednesday arrested five Omani, three Qatari nationals and three Muslim priests on charges of child marriages and human trafficking in the old city area
The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dismay over the prevalence of the practice of child marriage despite the existence of the Child Marriage Prohibition Act and termed as unfortunate that this was being done mostly at the behest of girl child's parents.
The producers of Pehredaar Piya Ki spoke out about the controversies surrounding the show