Search Results for Tag: girls’ rights
For the first time, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi utilized his social media presence and fan following to bring about awareness on the delicate subject of female feticide in the country.
Date14.07.2015 | 14:48
Tags#BecauseIAmaGirl, #heforshe, #selfiewithdaughter, Female foeticide, girls' rights, India, Narendra Modi, women's rights
Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to scrap a proposed legislation that calls for lowering the legal marriage age of girls to 16. Child marriage rates are very high in South Asia, with Bangladesh topping the list.
Date26.06.2015 | 13:01
TagsAfghanistan, bangladesh, Child marriage, girls' rights, HRW, human rights violation, Human Rights Watch, marital rape, Pakistan, south asia, women's rights
It is an ancient religious practice that still traps young girls in India in a life of sexual exploitation.
Date12.06.2015 | 16:01
Tags#sexualviolence, child prostitution, Devadasi, empowering girls, girls' rights, India, Murali Krishnan, servant of God, women's rights