Marriage Age

  • Wedding age row: Politicians, women outfits slam Muslim religious forum 23-09-2013 04:10 PM

    Cutting across political and religious lines, political leaders and women campaigners in Kerala have come out strongly against some Muslim outfits' move to approach the Supreme Court seeking to get marriageable age of girls in the community lowered from 18. Dubbing this as a backward step which would harm the...
  • Spain raises minimum legal age of marriage from 14 to 16 06-04-2013 02:20 PM

    Madrid: The Spanish government has raised the minimum legal age for marriage from 14 to 16 years. Spain's Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality Ana Mato on Friday said that change was aimed at "improving the well being and quality of life of youngsters", reported Xinhua. Until now, people...
  • Boys can marry at 18, girls can have sex at 16: Report 07-02-2008 01:07 AM

    London: England's one-day captain Alastair Cook insists that he is not after the Test captaincy. Cook denied reports that he was taking his ODI captaincy as an audition for the Test captaincy. I feel honoured to captain England's One-day side. It's certainly not an audition, as it's a job on...