Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:47
Incidence of child and forced marriage of girls has come down in Arunachal Pradesh, but not to the desired level, the State Commission for Women has said.
Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:43
Star couple Beyonce Knowles and her husband Jay-Z are reportedly trying for another baby.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 19:19
Rajasthan administration has made elaborate measures to tackle the menace of child marriages, a custom prevalent in the rural areas, on the holy occasion of "Akshaya Tritiya" on May 2.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 14:21
Actor-director David Arquette and his girlfriend Christina McLarty welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Charlie West.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:53
`Gramvani` -a radio-over-phone platform in rural hinterland of Bihar and Jharkhand aims to set a perfect example of technology leading to social change, to eliminate the social evil of child marriage.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 00:02
The marriages of 69.6 percent of girls in Bihar and 58.1 percent in neighbouring Jharkhand since 2011 took place before they attained the age of 18, a survey by a NGO said Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:21
Fairs are commonplace in the festive season but in tribal West Midnapore, which falls in the erstwhile Maoist-hit Jangalmahal area, it is child marriage fairs which are drawing large crowds.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 15:37
The issue of child marriage should not be restricted to the Women and Child Development Ministry, Nita Chowdhury said.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 18:27
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to Uttar Pradesh government and Maharajganj district authorities over alleged rampant child marriages and low female literacy rate in district.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 16:37
Timely intervention by police led to the cancellation of the marriage of minor girl with a 20 year-old boy scheduled to be held on May 27 near Manamadurai in this district.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 15:33
Child marriage is a global issue, but rates vary dramatically, both within and between countries.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 20:38
The women and child welfare wing of the Yavatmal Zilla Parishad plans to administer a public oath to women and girls across 16 tehsils of the district that they would not allow child marriages in their villages.
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