Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 4, 2013
To curb child marriages that are rampant in Rajasthan's rural areas, the state government has issued a directive that the date of birth of the bride and groom be printed on wedding invitation cards, officials said on Monday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 7, 2013
A 90-year-old Saudi Arabian is suing his 15-year-old child-bride's family because she hid herself in the bedroom on their wedding night.
Tuesday August 7, 2012
Maria Hinojosa travels around the world to reveal the problem of child marriage in developing countries, and how people can take action to stop it. The stakes are high: child brides typically experience childbirth complications, HIV infection, spousa...
Associated Press | Sunday May 6, 2012
The in-laws of a child bride who became the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for torture, abuse and human rights violations. The plight of 15-year-old Sahar Gul captivated the nation...
Associated Press | Saturday May 5, 2012
The in-laws of a child bride who became the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for torture, abuse and human rights violations, a judge said today.
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 28, 2012
A case has been registered against five persons, including a person who married a minor girl at Shivanagi village, 35 km from here, police said on Friday. A case was also filed against the parents of the groom and the bride on Thursday.
Agence France Presse | Monday January 2, 2012
An Afghan child bride on Saturday spoke of how she was tortured by her mother-in-law who locked her in a toilet for six months, beat her, pulled out her fingernails and burned her with cigarettes.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 12, 2010
A 14-year-old Malaysian Muslim schoolgirl has defended her controversial marriage to a 23-year-old teacher after an uproar from rights groups, a report said today.Teenager Siti Maryam Mahmod wed Abdul Manan Othman last weekend in a mass wedding at a mosque in the capital Kuala Lumpur, after being gi...
Rod Norland, Alissa J Rubin, NYT News Sevice | Monday May 31, 2010
The two Afghan girls had every reason to expect the law would be on their side when a policeman at a checkpoint stopped the bus they were in. Disguised in boys' clothes, the girls, ages 13 and 14, had been fleeing for two days along rutted roads and ...
NDTV Correspondent | Thursday April 29, 2010
A young girl married off at the age of 13 has had her illegal child marriage nullified. Renu Yadav of Rewari was married off by her parents in 2006.
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday October 7, 2009
One third of the world's child brides live in India, which also accounts for a large number of unregistered births, according to a UNICEF report.