India child marriage
February 23, 2023
Politics Drives Assam’s Crackdown on Child Marriage
By Kavita Chowdhury
Most of those arrested for underage marriage in the Northeast Indian state are Muslim men.
February 17, 2023
Indian Child Marriage Crackdown Leaves Families in Anguish
By Piyush Nagpal
In Assam, police arrested over 3,000 men on charges of marrying girls below the age of 18.
December 28, 2021
India Proposes to Raise Legal Marriage Age for Women
By Tarushi Aswani
The communal motivation underlying the Narendra Modi government’s decision is hard to ignore.
September 08, 2020
Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play
By Neeta Lal
A toxic cocktail of the raging pandemic, economic crisis, and closed schools for months is exacerbating social ills like early marriages.
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