Child Bride


'Child Bride' - 31 News Result(s)

  • Child Bride Seller Turns Police Informer, Reveals Shocking Details On Hyderabad’s ‘Contract Marriages’

    Child Bride Seller Turns Police Informer, Reveals Shocking Details On Hyderabad’s ‘Contract Marriages’

    Hyderabad: For years, Haji Khan – a lanky man in his thirties – moved inconspicuously in the bylanes of Hyderabad’s Old City, scouring the streets for child brides for older men visiting from Gulf states, pocketing about Rs 10,000 for each girl. Mr Khan struck two kinds of deals: ‘Pucca‘ meant long-term marriages where the girl would fly ...

  • Is Bride A Minor? Bihar Priests May Have To Take A Call Before Wedding

    Is Bride A Minor? Bihar Priests May Have To Take A Call Before Wedding

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants to eliminate child marriage in his state and the priests solomnising a wedding may soon be tasked with determining whether the bride is an adult. Officials of the state's Social Welfare Ministry, which is drawing up a list of ideas, say the wedding can proceed only if the priest thinks the bride is an adult a...

  • Hyderabad's Child Bride Racket Revives Memory Of 11-Year-Old Ameena

    Hyderabad: The busting of a child-bride racket involving elderly Arabs has revived the memory of the 1991 incident when 11-year-old Ameena Begum was rescued by an airhostess from the clutches of a husband who was old enough to be her grandfather. Hyderabad police on Wednesday claimed to have rescued 12 underaged girls and busted a major racket wit...

  • Child Bride At 8, Rajasthan's Rupa Yadav On Her Way To Become Doctor

    Kota (Rajasthan): She was married off at the tender age of eight, but that never deterred Rupa Yadav from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Now 21, Rupa has secured an all-India rank of 2,612 — scoring 603 marks in this year’s National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Her husband and brother-in-law, both farmers, also supported her ...

  • NEET Success Story: Rupa Yadav, Once A Child Bride, Secures AIR 2612

    NEET Success Story: Rupa Yadav, Once A Child Bride, Secures AIR 2612

    She was married off at age of eight, but that never deterred her from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Rupa Yadav, 21 years now, has secured AIR 2,612 by scoring 603 marks in the exam.

  • Bride At 8, Rajasthan Woman Scripts NEET Success Story 13 Years Later

    Bride At 8, Rajasthan Woman Scripts NEET Success Story 13 Years Later

    She was married off at the tender age of eight, but that never deterred Rupa Yadav from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Now 21, she has secured an all-India rank of 2,612 -- scoring 603 marks in this year's National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).

  • 5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

    5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

    Vikarabad, Telangana: In Mambapur village of Vikarabad, 60 km from Hyderabad, a 5-year-old girl was prevented from falling prey to a tribal tradition and becoming a child bride on Tuesday morning. When the Childline rescue team arrived on the spot, they found out that a tent had been put up at the venue and two goats were tied there, indicating pl...

  • Forced To Marry, Child Bride In Odisha Allegedly Hangs Herself

    Phulbani (Odisha): A child bride, who was forced to marry about a fortnight ago allegedly committed suicide at her in-law’s house in Odisha’s Kandhamal district, police said on Thursday. She allegedly committed the suicide last week but the matter came to the light after Childline India Foundation volunteers lodged an FIR with the police on Apr...

  • Girl Forced To Marry, Allegedly Commits Suicide In Odisha

    Girl Forced To Marry, Allegedly Commits Suicide In Odisha

    A child bride, who was forced to marry about a fortnight ago allegedly committed suicide at her in-law's house in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said today.

  • Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is A Topper

    Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is A Topper

    Hyderabad: In April last year, Sandhya from Hyderabad’s Ranga Reddy district was going to be married off while she was in the middle of her class 10 exams. She was just 16 then, clueless and scared for what was going to happen next. Her father, however, thought it was the best thing for her. On her complaint, NDTV went with child rights activists...

  • 16-Year-Old 'Bride' In Hyderabad Served Legal Notice On Sexual Duties

    16-Year-Old 'Bride' In Hyderabad Served Legal Notice On Sexual Duties

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl in Hyderabad, who returned home after being forced to marry a man more than double her age, has been served a legal notice reminding her of her "conjugal duties".

  • Would-Be Child Bride In Karnataka Calls Police To Stop Wedding As Trafficking Fears Grow

    Would-Be Child Bride In Karnataka Calls Police To Stop Wedding As Trafficking Fears Grow

    Police in Karnataka have rescued a schoolgirl who called them for help after learning she was to be married to a much older man, campaigners said on Tuesday, in a case highlighting the risk of child trafficking in the region.

  • Documentary On Indian Female Taxi Driver Hopes To Inspire Women

    Documentary On Indian Female Taxi Driver Hopes To Inspire Women

  • The Child Bride Who Still Haunts Me

    The Child Bride Who Still Haunts Me

    She was 14 and had just lost a baby in childbirth - in a country with the world's highest rate of child marriage.

  • 'My Mother Keeps India Clean': This Mumbai Mom's Story is Inspirational

    'My Mother Keeps India Clean': This Mumbai Mom's Story is Inspirational

    If there's one thing that stands out in this story of a working mum, it's probably that no one should ever underestimate the strength of a woman, especially a mother. This post about a child bride's journey to becoming a responsible woman, then mother, is all kinds of inspiring.

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'Child Bride' - 31 News Result(s)

  • Child Bride Seller Turns Police Informer, Reveals Shocking Details On Hyderabad’s ‘Contract Marriages’

    Child Bride Seller Turns Police Informer, Reveals Shocking Details On Hyderabad’s ‘Contract Marriages’

    Hyderabad: For years, Haji Khan – a lanky man in his thirties – moved inconspicuously in the bylanes of Hyderabad’s Old City, scouring the streets for child brides for older men visiting from Gulf states, pocketing about Rs 10,000 for each girl. Mr Khan struck two kinds of deals: ‘Pucca‘ meant long-term marriages where the girl would fly ...

  • Is Bride A Minor? Bihar Priests May Have To Take A Call Before Wedding

    Is Bride A Minor? Bihar Priests May Have To Take A Call Before Wedding

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants to eliminate child marriage in his state and the priests solomnising a wedding may soon be tasked with determining whether the bride is an adult. Officials of the state's Social Welfare Ministry, which is drawing up a list of ideas, say the wedding can proceed only if the priest thinks the bride is an adult a...

  • Hyderabad's Child Bride Racket Revives Memory Of 11-Year-Old Ameena

    Hyderabad: The busting of a child-bride racket involving elderly Arabs has revived the memory of the 1991 incident when 11-year-old Ameena Begum was rescued by an airhostess from the clutches of a husband who was old enough to be her grandfather. Hyderabad police on Wednesday claimed to have rescued 12 underaged girls and busted a major racket wit...

  • Child Bride At 8, Rajasthan's Rupa Yadav On Her Way To Become Doctor

    Kota (Rajasthan): She was married off at the tender age of eight, but that never deterred Rupa Yadav from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Now 21, Rupa has secured an all-India rank of 2,612 — scoring 603 marks in this year’s National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Her husband and brother-in-law, both farmers, also supported her ...

  • NEET Success Story: Rupa Yadav, Once A Child Bride, Secures AIR 2612

    NEET Success Story: Rupa Yadav, Once A Child Bride, Secures AIR 2612

    She was married off at age of eight, but that never deterred her from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Rupa Yadav, 21 years now, has secured AIR 2,612 by scoring 603 marks in the exam.

  • Bride At 8, Rajasthan Woman Scripts NEET Success Story 13 Years Later

    Bride At 8, Rajasthan Woman Scripts NEET Success Story 13 Years Later

    She was married off at the tender age of eight, but that never deterred Rupa Yadav from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. Now 21, she has secured an all-India rank of 2,612 -- scoring 603 marks in this year's National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).

  • 5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

    5-Year-Old Bride, 8-Year-Old-Groom. Child Marriage Stopped Near Hyderabad

    Vikarabad, Telangana: In Mambapur village of Vikarabad, 60 km from Hyderabad, a 5-year-old girl was prevented from falling prey to a tribal tradition and becoming a child bride on Tuesday morning. When the Childline rescue team arrived on the spot, they found out that a tent had been put up at the venue and two goats were tied there, indicating pl...

  • Forced To Marry, Child Bride In Odisha Allegedly Hangs Herself

    Phulbani (Odisha): A child bride, who was forced to marry about a fortnight ago allegedly committed suicide at her in-law’s house in Odisha’s Kandhamal district, police said on Thursday. She allegedly committed the suicide last week but the matter came to the light after Childline India Foundation volunteers lodged an FIR with the police on Apr...

  • Girl Forced To Marry, Allegedly Commits Suicide In Odisha

    Girl Forced To Marry, Allegedly Commits Suicide In Odisha

    A child bride, who was forced to marry about a fortnight ago allegedly committed suicide at her in-law's house in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said today.

  • Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is A Topper

    Hyderabad Girl Nearly Became Child Bride. A Year Later, She Is A Topper

    Hyderabad: In April last year, Sandhya from Hyderabad’s Ranga Reddy district was going to be married off while she was in the middle of her class 10 exams. She was just 16 then, clueless and scared for what was going to happen next. Her father, however, thought it was the best thing for her. On her complaint, NDTV went with child rights activists...

  • 16-Year-Old 'Bride' In Hyderabad Served Legal Notice On Sexual Duties

    16-Year-Old 'Bride' In Hyderabad Served Legal Notice On Sexual Duties

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl in Hyderabad, who returned home after being forced to marry a man more than double her age, has been served a legal notice reminding her of her "conjugal duties".

  • Would-Be Child Bride In Karnataka Calls Police To Stop Wedding As Trafficking Fears Grow

    Would-Be Child Bride In Karnataka Calls Police To Stop Wedding As Trafficking Fears Grow

    Police in Karnataka have rescued a schoolgirl who called them for help after learning she was to be married to a much older man, campaigners said on Tuesday, in a case highlighting the risk of child trafficking in the region.

  • Documentary On Indian Female Taxi Driver Hopes To Inspire Women

    Documentary On Indian Female Taxi Driver Hopes To Inspire Women

  • The Child Bride Who Still Haunts Me

    The Child Bride Who Still Haunts Me

    She was 14 and had just lost a baby in childbirth - in a country with the world's highest rate of child marriage.

  • 'My Mother Keeps India Clean': This Mumbai Mom's Story is Inspirational

    'My Mother Keeps India Clean': This Mumbai Mom's Story is Inspirational

    If there's one thing that stands out in this story of a working mum, it's probably that no one should ever underestimate the strength of a woman, especially a mother. This post about a child bride's journey to becoming a responsible woman, then mother, is all kinds of inspiring.

  • India's New 'Child Bride Capital' And How Young Girls Are Fighting Back

    India's New 'Child Bride Capital' And How Young Girls Are Fighting Back

    The drought that has swallowed hope and incomes in Telangana over the last three years has left families desperate to cut expenses.

  • 9-Year-Old Child Bride Rescued From Wedding In Pakistan

    9-Year-Old Child Bride Rescued From Wedding In Pakistan

    Pakistani police rescued a nine-year-old girl from being married off to a 14-year-old boy to settle a family dispute today and arrested four village elders who had ordered the "compensation wedding".

  • How New York Reacted to Man, 65, With His 12-Year-Old 'Bride'

    How New York Reacted to Man, 65, With His 12-Year-Old 'Bride'

    In an attempt to shine a harsh light on the prevalence of child marriages (legally in many countries), YouTuber Coby Persin has conducted a social experiment to see how people in New York would react to a child bride and her older groom. New York reacted just as you would imagine - with shock and outrage.

  • Trauma Pushed This Child Bride to Attempt Suicide

    Trauma Pushed This Child Bride to Attempt Suicide

    Bhanu (not her real name) is only 17 years old. But in December, she tried to commit suicide, unable to face the pressure of a court case to end her marriage, which took place four years ago. Today, she is determined to fight.

  • For Imran Khan's New Bride, A Row Over Alleged Domestic Abuse

    For Imran Khan's New Bride, A Row Over Alleged Domestic Abuse

    The man who was married to Imran Khan's new bride, Reham Khan, has denied allegations that he physically abused her and failed to pay child support.

  • Australia Probes Report of 9-Year-Old Bride

    Australia Probes Report of 9-Year-Old Bride

    The Australian government is investigating claims that a nine-year-old girl from Sydney has been taken out of the country to be married in the Middle East, officials said today.

  • Death Penalty Sought for Nigerian Child Bride

    Death Penalty Sought for Nigerian Child Bride

    The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter from the death sentence.

  • Shaadi Ke Epic Side Effects: This Groom's Dance Surprise Steals the Show

    <i>Shaadi Ke</i> Epic Side Effects: This Groom's Dance Surprise Steals the Show

    Sean Rajaee surprised his lovely wife Ariana with a specially choreographed dance number on their wedding party. And this isn't just any run of the mill dance performances.

  • 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 and set off a storm of international condemnation when it came to light in late December. Gul's hus...

  • 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 given permission in an Islamic Sharia court.The marr...

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