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Manila [Philippines], January 8 (ANI): A law prohibiting child marriage was signed by President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and came into force on Thursday, making child marriage illegal in the country.
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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 5 (ANI): As the Centre proposes to raise the marriageable age for women to 21 years from 18 years, Telangana Wakf Board chairman Mohammed Saleem has said that the board has accepted the decision on Triple Talaq, but will not accept this.
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New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): The only woman member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports Sushmita Dev on Monday wrote to the Committee Chairperson Vinay Sahayabuddhe to invoke Rule 84 (1) to enable women MPs to testify before Committee
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New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi wrote a letter to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu raising concern over the inclusion of only one woman in the Parliamentary panel that will examine the Prohibition on Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill seeking to increase th
New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): The parliamentary panel headed by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahastrabuddhe, to which the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill that seeks to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 has been referred to, will start its deliberat
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New Delhi [India], December 22 (ANI): Women belonging to an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliate organisaiton have welcomed the bill to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years.
New Delhi [India], December 21 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Tuesday that the government accepted the demand for sending a bill that proposes to increase the age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years to the standing committee.
New Delhi [India], December 21 (ANI): Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Tuesday introduced The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha.
New Delhi [India], December 20 (ANI/Heylin Spark): The recent decision of the Union Cabinet to raise the minimum age of marriage of girls from 18 to 21 years, may not be the solution, says ActionAid Association, a leading civil society organisation in India.
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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.