March 30, 2022 8:10 am
Officials from the Bharosa Cell of Pune Rural Police on Monday stopped the marriage of a 17-year-old girl with a 24-year-old man in a village in Shirur taluka of Pune district. The police convinced the families of the legal implications of child marriage.
March 29, 2022 12:02 pm
The Bharosa cell of Pune rural police received information that a 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old man from Shirur taluka were to get married in a village and the officials stepped in to prevent the child marriage.
January 17, 2022 3:52 pm
The Union Cabinet cleared a proposal to make 21 years the minimum marriageable age for women; but where does the society stand?
December 27, 2021 7:29 am
🔴 According to the draft Bill, the proposed law will apply to all communities and, once enacted, will supersede existing marriage and personal laws.
December 24, 2021 8:22 am
🔴 Most of the khap leaders were of the opinion that the parents should be allowed to marry off their daughters at the age of 18 as per the current provisions.
December 22, 2021 9:28 am
Shireen Jejeebhoy writes: Women’s empowerment, given as the rationale behind the move, requires removing structural inequalities, not just a waving of the legislative wand
November 26, 2021 8:12 am
Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta writes: Legislation, education and government action must be used together to help families keep teenage girls in school
September 26, 2021 2:10 am
NCPCR Chairperson Priyank Kanoongo Saturday wrote to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, pointing out that the provisions of the Bill may have a serious impact on the “physical, psychological, social and education of minors in the state”.
September 24, 2021 7:38 am
Sold into an abusive marriage, she began the 2,500-km journey home Wednesday along with her father and Assam Police officers — and her one-year-old child.
August 07, 2021 4:54 am
The state government, Thakur said, has constituted a committee to suggest changes in the Child Marriage Prohibition Act, 2008, which was enacted in the state under the Prevention of Child Marriage Act, 2006, to stop the practice.