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  • Wedding in Rajasthan? Put date of birth on invite

    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.

  • Teen to be sued, she hid on wedding night from 90-year-old groom

    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.

  • Afghan child bride's in-laws sentenced for torture

    Afghan child bride's in-laws sentenced for torture

    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...

  • Afghan child bride's in-laws sentenced for torture

    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.

  • Five booked for child marriage

    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.

  • Afghan child bride had fingernails pulled out

    Afghan child bride had fingernails pulled out

    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.

  • Malaysia's 14-year-old bride defends marriage

    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...

  • Wed as a child, 17-year-old gets marriage annulled

    Wed as a child, 17-year-old gets marriage annulled

    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.

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