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Child Marriage Annulled by Rajasthan Court

A Rajasthan court has annulled the wedding of an 18-year-old girl who was married when she was just 10-month-old. Maina, daughter of a daily...

US Plans to Prohibit Child Marriage, State by State

Brides posing for photos on a beach is nothing new.  But a group of brides, dressed in traditional white gowns, posed recently on a...

Women of Pakistan Protest Against Workplace Harassment, Child Marriage

On the occasion of International Women's Day, women took to the streets across Pakistan on Friday to protest against sexual harassment in the workplace, child marriage 'honour killings, wage inequalities...

Savitribai Phule: The Pioneer Of The Women Education In India

Savitribai Phule was the first female teacher of the first women's school in India Savitribai Phule is regarded as a crucial asset in...

International Girl Child Day: Celebrating Birth of a Girl Child

International Girl Child Day has been declared by the United Nations on the 11th October every year in order to celebrate the importance of...

Bandhan Tod : The Latest Mobile App to End Child Marriage in India’s Bihar

Bihar, September 20, 2017 : A mobile phone app is the latest tool for campaigners seeking to end child marriage in India's Bihar state, where...

Controversial TV Show ‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’ goes Off Air: Story Revolved 18-year-old Girl marrying a 9-year-old Boy

The show which went on air last month gained popularity for all the wrong reasons The plot revolves around an unusual marital bond...

Ghana Chooses Girls Over Brides, Launches ‘End Child Marriage’ Campaign

Child marriage is a global issue with the highest rates usually observed in African countries Poverty, gender inequality, and ignorance are the main...

India can Save $5 Billion in Healthcare by Eliminating Child Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancy

July 15, 2017: Indians could be saving an amount of $5 billion (Rs 33,500 crore) in health care over a period of seven years,...

WhatsApp helps Prevent Marriage of a Minor Girl in Maharashtra

Mumbai, May 07, 2017: A WhatsApp message sent by an alert neighbour to a Mumbai journalist, who in turn alerted the authorities, helped prevent...

Family Court in Rajasthan annuls Child Marriage held about 18 years ago

Ajmer, April 26, 2017: A family court in Ajmer, Rajasthan, on Wednesday annulled a child marriage that was held about 18 years ago when...

Growing Runner Beans to counter Child Marriage and Trafficking in West Bengal

CHARMAHATPUR, INDIA, March 23, 2017: For a teenager, Sarjana Biswas has rather modest ambitions: finish school, go to college and become a government healthcare worker...

“Changing the law is not the ultimate end to child marriage” in Tanzania, says Activist

London, November 4, 2016: An activist whose petition earlier this year triggered a Tanzanian high court ruling against child marriage said social transformation was needed...

Kopila Wosti: A Girls’ Dreams Shattered as Nepal Fails to Curb Child Marriage

Child marriage is a serious problem in Nepal. There are laws against the practice of child marriage which make them illegal in the country...

Sex with minor wife not rape : SC prosecutes NCW on rape law exception

By NewsGram Staff Writer New Delhi:  The Supreme Court prosecuted the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday in the hearing of a petition challenging...

Vedic Feminism: Uplifting women from the morass of fabricated history

By Gaurav Sharma Degraded treatment accorded to women in the medieval age has been the tipping point in brandishing Hinduism as a dogmatic and highly...

35,000 girls from Karnataka to take an oath against child-marriage

By NewsGram Staff Writer Koppal District, Karnataka: Around 35000 girls from Koppal district will take an oath in writing that they will not undergo child marriage,...

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