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Pakistan`s child brides married off for `honour`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 00:10

One sunny afternoon as she skipped home from school, Saneeda was accosted by her estranged father, who wanted to marry her to a man she`d never met to settle a debt of "honour".

Alarming rise in numbers of child brides in Saudi

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 14:28

An alarming rise in the number of child brides in Saudi Arabia has been reported.

One-third of world`s child brides in India: UNICEF

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 06, 2009, 17:39

Over a third of world`s child brides are from India, leaving children at a raised risk of exploitation despite growing modernity, as per a UNICEF report.