Latest News on Prohibition Of Child Marriage Act
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Jul 18, 2018
Women and Child Development Ministry set to move Cabinet in a bit to make child marriages invalidCurrently, child marriages are valid in India, but can be annulled if a case is filed in a district court by either of the two contracting parties within two years of becoming an adult, or through a guardian in case of minors.
May 06, 2018
Supreme Court says adult couples can live together without marriage, live-in relations recognised by legislatureAn adult couple has a right to live together without marriage, the Supreme Court said, while asserting that a 20-year-old woman could choose whom she wanted to live with.
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
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Oct 11, 2017
Sex with minor wife between 15-18 years is rape, rules SC: Order could arrest growing trend of child marriageThe 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.
Oct 10, 2017
Supreme Court to declare verdict on plea challenging rape law tomorrowThe Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea challenging the validity of an exception clause in the rape law that permits intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years.
Mar 11, 2016
Increase in number of women reporting gender-based crimes: Maneka GandhiThere has been a gradual increase in number of women reporting crimes against them, including domestic violence and child marriage, from 2012 to 2014, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.