Child Marriage(Search results - 7)
Politics22, Nov 2019, 2:39 PM
Assam Government To Give Gold To Every Bride To Prevent Child Marriages
The Assam government has announced to start this special scheme to prevent child marriages and to encourage the registration of marriages.
Under the Arundhati Swarna Yojana, every girl in the state will be gifted 10 grams of gold at the time of marriage. The gold will not be given in the physical form. The government will deposit 30,000 rs in the bank account of the bride. The amount of Rs 30,000 for 10 grams of gold has been fixed after considering the average price of gold for the whole year.
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India10, Oct 2019, 3:08 PM
International Day of the Girl Child: 15-year-old braves child marriage in Jharkhand
While India still battles child marriage, 15-year-old Tabbu single-handedly took on the issue in her village in Jharkhand. Tabbu stood up against the practice for herself and her sisters and has become a hero in the village. Ahead of International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), we focus on bringing you stories of young girls who have made a mark for themselves.
India4, Jul 2019, 2:38 PM
Uppara community bans child marriages; imposes Rs 4 lakh fine for non-compliance
Putting an end to the age-old practise, the Uppara community has decided to ban child marriages in their fold. The community will levy Rs 4 lakh from families that do not comply with the decision.
India13, Jun 2019, 3:44 PM
Karnataka: Officers rescue girl from child marriage in Hosapete
Officers prevented the wedding of 17-year-old girl, who is studying in Class 8 in Hosapete. Parents of the girl were made to sign an agreement stating that they wouldn't get the girl married till she turns 18.
India15, May 2019, 3:23 PM
Auto driver in Chennai brutally killed for informing police about child marriage
An auto rickshaw driver was hacked to death for informing the police about a minor girl’s wedding in his locality of Ayanavaram, Chennai.