Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Marriage age

Supreme Court dismisses plea to raise marriage age to 21

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition filed by Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking uniform age of marriage for men and women....

Legal age of women’s marriage; Modi govt acts like Mohalla Uncle: Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) supremo and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi launched a fresh attack against Narendra Modi government over its proposal to raise the minimum legal age of marriage for women.

‘Threat to Muslim personal law,’ IUML raises girls’ marriage age increase in Parliament

Indian Union Muslim League MPs give adjournment motion notice in the Parliament to discuss the proposal cleared by Union Cabinet that raises the minimum age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years.

‘Scrap this move;’ CPIM’s women’s wing on increase in marriage age for girls

All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) has said it strongly disagrees with the recent Union Cabinet decision to raise the age of marriage to 21 from 18 years for girls.

Are earlier marriages malnourishing and impoverishing women?

When there is a complete stagnation in women-friendly developmental procedures, this legal raise of marriage age will only be unjust and dysfunctional.