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She said the news was 'deeply disturbing'.
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By Abdul Gani*, Darrang, Assam Rulima Khatun of Dalgaon in Assam's Darrang district, one of the most backward areas in the state, is 17 years old. She is better off than many of her friends in the nei...
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By Mohammad Imran Khan*, West Champaran, Bihar In two unique initiatives, two separate groups of girls are fighting against rampant child marriage in rural Bihar by forming Sukanya Clubs at the pancha...
Groups of girls are banding together to banish a long-held tradition.
So far, they’ve stopped 68 such marriages and are changing mindsets too.
Grassroots interventions are planting the seeds of change in tribal-dominated areas.
The practice prevents girls as well as boys from reaching their full potential.
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Shivali village in Palghar district passed a resolution against the practice.
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'To give justice to their women'
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NEW DELHI -- The Congress Party on Thursday cornered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports that the son of Jharkhand BJP chief Tala Marandi has married a minor...
In a move to curb the rampant incidents of child marriages in Rajasthan, the tent suppliers in the state have decided not to supply wedding canopies and other paraphernalia to any unions involving min...
A six-year-old girl and a minor boy were allegedly married off by their families in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh, as part of a mass wedding organised in the state. Child marriage is illegal in India under...