Child Marriage

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

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Child Marriage, POCSO, Supreme Court, Marital Rape

Sex with minor wife is rape, SC judgment gives hope to fight for criminalising marital rape

Law is never the only solution. It needs to be supported by the people and the society.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
POCSO, Supreme Court, Marital Rape, Child wife

Why Supreme Court outlawing 'sex with minor wife' can help criminalise marital rape

The ridiculous exception under Section 375, IPC has been removed, but we need to take consent within adults in marriage seriously as well.

POLITICS

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ART & CULTURE

 |  Breaking views  |  2-minute read
Book Extract, Rekha Kalindi, Child Labour, Child Marriage

This girl decided to say 'no' to forced marriage

[Book extract] Rekha Kalindi became a role model when she refused to be a bride at the age of 11.

POLITICS

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Dowry, Divorce, Child Marriage, Relationships

What India's old and unusual marriage customs tell us about a woman's consent

To insist on spousal rights, regardless of spousal desire, is a short-sighted and self-defeating enterprise.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Delhi Police, Child Marriage, Women's right

How the media let down a brave woman last week

The fight of Santadevi should have mattered more to us than Manjeet Kaur's with a traffic cop.