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MADURAI, Thursday, March 5, 2015

Marriage of minor girls: Muslims can’t rely on personal law, says HC

In a significant judgement, the Madras High Court has ruled that Muslims cannot rely upon their personal law to claim a right to give minor girls in marriage immediately after they attain puberty. »
More on family AND: lawsmarriage
NEW DELHI, Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fewer children born each year; child sex ratio worsens

Couples are choosing to restrict size of their families: data »
More on family AND: developmentfamily planninglong term careparent and childpopulation and census
CHENNAI, Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Mothers’ low weight linked to shorter height of Indian children

Study also points to early pregnancies when women may be underweight »
More on family AND: childrenparent and child
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