Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Topic: child marriage

Assam: 1,039 arrested in latest crackdown on child marriage

The Assam police arrested about 1,039 people during a fresh drive against child marriage on Tuesday, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma updated on hix...

“Some people say that I am anti-Muslim”: Assam CM says 2,000+ men to be arrested in child marriage crackdown

Assam Police will arrest 2,000 to 3,000 more men in the next ten days as part of its campaign against child marriage, said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Assam: Is this a case of young women waiting to be saved or criminalising a community?

Often, the Bengali Muslim men are criminalised, and attempts at saving Bengali muslim women from their men are made. The next important question is whether Bengali muslim women really need saving by the Sarma government.

“Indiscriminate arrests not solution to child marriage”, Assam govt hunts Muslim families, alleges Muslim girls group

Indiscriminate arrests are not a solution to child marriage, said Girls Islamic Organisation while calling the state-wide crackdown in Assam “extremely shameful and condemnable.”

Assam’s crackdown on child marriage: Woman dies by suicide fearing parent’s arrest

Amid the new crackdown on child marriages by the Assam police, a mother of two kids died by suicide in the South Salmara-Mankachar district,...

Over 2,000 arrested in Assam’s cracks down on child marriages; TMC says “only immediate violators should be arrested”

Within a day after the Assam government launched a crackdown on child marriage, over 2000 men are arrested from across the state for allegedly...