Child Marriage

Report on ‘Five-Day National Level Workshop on Contemporary Developments in the law relating to Violence and Discrimination against Women’ held from 19th to 23rd June 2018 in Goa


Five-day National level Workshop on contemporary developments in the law relating to violence and discrimination against women was organized by Human Rights Law Network and the Centre for Constitutional Rights in collaboration with various other organizations from across the country. It was held at St. Joseph Vaz ..... Read More

Orders District authorities to be more vigilant, officials should be more sensitized: High Court of Patna on the PIL filed on Child marriage


The writ petition on the rising number of child marriages was filed in the year 2015.From time to time orders have been passed and, finally the counter affidavit filed by the respondents on 4th of July, 2018. The final order on the case is attached below.   ..... Read More

Presentations from the Five-Day Training on Contemporary Developments in the Law Relating to Violence and Discrimination against Women


You can now access all of the presentations that were made at HRLN's 'Five-Day Training on Contemporary Developments in the Law Relating to Violence and Discrimination against Women', held from the 19th – 23rd June in Goa, India. The presentations feature a huge range of topics that all intersect ..... Read More

HRLN attends the 6th Annual SARJAI Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal


From May 16-19th 2018, HRLN attended the Centre for Reproductive Rights' 6th Annual South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal. As an organisation that fervently advocates for reproductive rights in India, HRLN has been attending this workshop since its inception. The workshop was attended by ..... Read More

BJP MLA advocates child marriage of girls to stop ‘love jihad’


In a shocking demonstration of regressive politics and a disdain for the autonomy of young girls and their rights, a Madhya Pradesh MLA from the BJP party has spoken in favour of child marriage and denounced the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2016. The full article is enclosed below, ..... Read More
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