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‘An App To Find Your Caste Partner’?! Yes, Really! You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

A matrimonial app is circulating slyly on family and friend WhatsApp groups for 'finding your partner in your caste' and uses fear tactics aimed at women to do its work. Ugh. 

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Child Marriage Becomes Legal If Girl Does Not Petition To Declare It Void At 18 – Punjab & Haryana HC

The question that arises here is whether a girl who is married off as a child has the capacity and agency to declare her marriage null and void at 18, if she had to marry under pressure?

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Recipe For A Perfect Marriage

However, the onus of the final decision rested with the two matriarchs—Mihir’s Bua Ji and her grandmother. If they agreed, then the rest of the kin had no alternative but to fall in line.

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If Arranged Marriages Were To Be Abolished…

Arranged marriages are a tool of patriarchy that restrict the lives of not just women, but also of men, even though they favour men to an extent...

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With All The Messy, Toxic Marriages She Saw Around, She Was Petrified Of Getting Married…

How was a mother to know that? What device was there for her to assess a stranger? What if, as Yamuna said, he turned out to be a tormentor?

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Open Letter To Young Women: Was Your Wedding Your Dream Or Your Parents’ Dream?

If you want to secure your life, you should stand on your own legs. You should have the confidence that you will survive in the world without anyone providing for you.

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