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Mar 27, 2019
Another Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan’s Sindh: Day after FIR against man, he claims teen he married embraced Islam, is not a minorA Pakistani man has claimed that a Hindu woman, who authorities said was a minor and abducted by four armed men, has converted to Islam and married him in Sindh province
Jun 21, 2017
New York state raises age of consent for marriage from 14 to 18, but with caveat for 17-year-oldsNew York, the fourth most populous state in America, updated antiquated legislation on Tuesday to outlaw children as young as 14 from getting married.
May 24, 2017
Indian woman Uzma, who claimed she was forcibly married in Pakistan, allowed to return homeThe Islamabad High Court on Wednesday allowed an Indian woman, who has sought refuge at the Indian mission here after accusing a Pakistani man of forcibly marrying her, to return to India, a media report said.
May 15, 2017
Indian woman's forced marriage to Pakistan man: Islamabad court adjourns hearing of caseThe Islamabad High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a petition by a Pakistani man seeking an order barring his Indian wife from leaving the country before the settlement of their legal issues.
May 10, 2017
Pakistan to send back woman who alleged forced marriage after legal issues are resolvedPakistan on Wednesday said it will send back an Indian woman, who was allegedly sexually abused after her forced marriage with a Pakistani man at gunpoint, as soon as the legal issues in the case are resolved.
May 08, 2017
Woman alleges forcible marriage at gunpoint: India in talks with Pakistan for her safe returnIndia is coordinating with the Pakistan Foreign Office for the safe return of the woman who has alleged that she was sedated, tortured and forced to sign Nikah Nama at gunpoint in Pakistan, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday.
Oct 18, 2013
Delhi is 'hub' of human trafficking in IndiaClose on the heels of reports that India accounts for half of the world's 30 million slaves, comes further reports that Delhi has become a "hub" for the Indian human trafficking trade
Oct 10, 2011
Dowry visa: Now, UK to cash in on foreign spousesFamilies wanting to bring spouses or relatives to the UK also face the prospect of having to pay a bond of thousands of pounds in case they end up claiming benefits.