You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Child Marriage"

Anti Child Marriage Laws only to Punish adult Male not Female

Representational Image : Anti Child Marriage Laws punish male only

SC : In a recent judgement, the bench of Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar and Aniruddha Bose interpreted Section 9 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, said that a female adult would not be punished if she marries a male child. The interpretation came while deciding the matter of Child marriage, it was