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New York [US], November 12 (ANI): UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Friday expressed concern regarding reports of the increasing number of child marriages in Afghanistan following the country's takeover by the Taliban.
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Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 12 (ANI): Amidst the controversy surrounding a bill passed by the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly that allowed the registration of child marriages in the state, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that the bill has been rolled back and the government
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Malappuram (Kerala) [India], September 19 (ANI): Kerala Police registered a case against a 25-year-old man and parents of a minor girl in Malappuram in connection with a case of child marriage.
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): India's apex child right's body National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Saturday said it would examine the amendments passed by the Rajasthan Assembly in an act on mandatory registration of marriages, including child marriages and
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], September 18 (ANI): Rajasthan Cabinet Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for claiming that the Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021 would legitimize child marriages and said that the stat
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], September 18 (ANI): Amid uproar, the Rajasthan Assembly on Friday passed the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote to amend a 2009 Act on compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of the marriage. The new leg
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Lahore [Pakistan], June 21 (ANI): As Pakistan continues to witness a rise in crimes against children including child sexual abuse, abduction and child marriages, citizens in the Punjab province seem to get no respite from the current crime situation.
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Sana'a [Yemen], May 26 (ANI): Child marriages are on the rise in Yemen with girls in the country forced to marry soon after they turn 12 years-old.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): Child marriage is the most horrifying among the many serious poverty-related issues plaguing Pakistan, experts said.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], April 10 (ANI): Pakistan witnessed a rise in crimes against children including child sexual abuse, abduction and child marriages, and eight children were abused every day in the country in one form or another in 2020, according to a report.
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New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Delhi Government and others on a petition filed by a woman, who was married at the age of 16, challenging her marriage and seeking to declare child marriages performed in the state of Delhi as void-ab-initio
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Islamabad [Pakistan], December 25 (ANI): The menace of forced child marriage continues unabated in Pakistan and the repeated incidents have shown that the issue is deep-rooted in the country, said columnist Sulman Ali.