Child Marriage

  • Power of 49: 14-year-old Bina's fight against child marriages March 9, 2014

    The law of the land may have banned Child Marriage but thousands of girls in far flung villages of India still suffer from its curse. On International Women's Day we meet 14 year old Bina Kalindi, who chose to fight this archaic practice. Power of 49 an honour that recognises...
  • Video: Minor girl from Yemen raises pitch against child marriage August 1, 2013

    An 11-year-old girl from Yemen raised her pitch against child marriage by uploading a Youtube video that became viral. But now questions have been raised by her family on her accusations. ...
  • Govt unable to stop crime against women: Smriti Irani October 10, 2012

    Two more rapes reported in the last 24 hours in Haryana, making the tally of 15 rapes in 31 days. ...
  • India slams Haryana khap member's suggestion on preventing rapes October 8, 2012

    Following the gangrape of a teenaged Dalit girl in Jind, who went on to commit suicide, a khap member in Haryana seemed to blame the victims for the rape. Speaking to a CNN-IBN reporter, khap panchayat member Sube Singh said that the only solution to rapes was to get girls married...
  • 10 years: 100 million child brides worldwide November 16, 2011

    UN started a campaign to mobilise 150000 teenagers in the US to file a petition the White House to fight against child marriages worldwide. ...
  • Real Heroes: Fight against child marriage July 30, 2011

    On this episode of 'Real Heroes' we bring you the voices of change from the east of India. ...
  • New Rajasthan law may aid child marriages January 22, 2010

    The Rajasthan government has decided to bring Child Marriages under the compulsory registration of marriages Bill-2009. The step is being seen by legal experts as an attempt at legalising the practice. ...