Saturday, 22 September 2018

Tag Archives: child marriage

India leads global decline in child marriages: UN

An underaged bride, right, stands with family members during her marriage at a Hindu temple near Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh state, India.. A significant fall in child marriages in South Asia has reduced the rate of marriage for girls globally, the UN children’s agency said Tuesday. (AP/Prakash Hatvalne) NEW DELHI: A ...

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Priyanka sheds light on child marriage and rapes in India

BOLLYWOOD: Along with ruling Bollywood and making her presence felt in Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra is also a philanthropist and is seen actively campaigning for social causes especially those related to women. As a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, she is seen touring the world for change and is often spotted in the ...

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UK pledges £12 million to tackle overseas violence against women

Penny Mordaunt: ‘Today we are stepping up our leadership’ LONDON: New support measures have been announced to tackle the “global scandal” of violence against women and girls (VAWG). Up to £12 million will be given to a UN fund over three years to support its work against crimes including female ...

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