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Prohibition Of Child Marriage Act 2006
Opinion  /  Published 28.05.21

The girls are in danger

The Covid-19 pandemic has made girls all over the world even more vulnerable to the menace of child marriage. A profoundly regressive practice, child marriage is an unquestionable violation of human r...
By Amar Patnaik

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.21

Bengal’s child brides

‘Banglar meye’ is at the centre of a political campaign in West Bengal. That could well be because women, particularly school-going girls, have been the primary beneficiaries of numer...
By Sabir Ahamed

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.20

Underage bride brought back home

An underage girl, spotted after her marriage was solemnised with rituals on Tuesday, was rescued by the child protection committee, the panchayat, an NGO and the police, from a village under Habibpur ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.20

Time to marry: Proposal and lessons of Covid-19

In late June, a 15-year-old girl from East Midnapore in West Bengal alerted a non-governmental organization about her impending marriage. It had been arranged by her father who had lost his income bec...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty


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