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Prohibition of child marriage act

PROHIBITION OF CHILD MARRIAGE ACT NEWS

Poverty, not early marriage, cause of ill-health of mothers: Experts

August 29, 2020 12:36 pm

Drawing links between early dropouts of girl students from schools, shortcomings in the current education system, scarcity in employment opportunities, and poverty, experts feel major issues behind the same are yet to be addressed.

Citing personal law in a Muslim couple case, HC holds 16-year-old girl’s marriage valid

September 29, 2018 11:44 pm

The judgment reads, “A boy or girl, who has attained puberty, is at liberty to marry anyone he or she likes and the guardian has no right to interfere.”

Child marriage and four other areas where Indian law is ahead of the US

June 23, 2017 7:22 pm

US Federal Constitution has no provision explicitly dedicated to the right to education and therefore state governments have control over the right under the 14th Amendment and the present US government has revoked the transgender’s right to use public bathrooms.