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  • The doctor brides of Pakistan: Fact or myth?

    By way of introduction, I mentioned that I had recently completed my PhD on women doctors of Pakistan...

    “Oh? So, you must know about these ‘doctor brides’ who become doctors only to be able to find good matches, right?”Ah…Ever since I started my fieldwork in Pakistan back in September, 2015 ‘doctor brides’ is a phrase that has been chasing me...

  • Mosques speak out in Indian city to stop sale of brides to Arab men

    MUMBAI: Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop schoolgirls being sold as brides to elderly Arab men, authorities said on Monday, amid an outcry about a new spate of cases...

    Hyderabad police said the girl’s father had given fake documents regarding her age — as girls in India cannot legally marry until age 18 — and has been taken into custody for questioning...

  • Brides for sale: Pakistani men involved in trafficking for sham marriages

    Illicit marriages to get around these laws are becoming more common, including direct arrangements between grooms and women as well as the sale of brides...

    In Britain, one of several countries where the brides show up, the number of women suspected of being trafficked for sham marriages in 2013 doubled from the year before to 45, according to the National Crime Agency...

  • India brides get wooden paddles to beat drunk husbands

    An Indian state minister has given hundreds of wooden bats to newly-wed brides, urging them to use the paddle as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive...

    Gopal Bhargava gave the bats ? which are used to get dirt out of clothes in traditional laundries ? to nearly 700 brides at a mass wedding organised by the government of central Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday...

  • Germany warns refugees against polygamy, child brides

    BERLIN: Germany will not recognise polygamy or marriages involving minors, its justice minister said Tuesday, as concern rises over such cases amid a record influx of refugees, many from Muslim countries...

    "No one who comes here has the right to put his cultural values or religious beliefs above our law", said Justice Minister Heiko Maas in an interview with Bild daily
  • Number of child brides in Africa to double by ’50: Unicef

    UNITED NATIONS: According to a United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) report released on Thursday at the African Union Girls Summit in Lusaka, Zambia the total number of child brides in Africa will more than double in 35 years...

    The report predicted that the number of child brides would rise from 125 million to 310 million 2050...

  • Indian tycoon throws mass wedding for fatherless brides

    AHMEDABAD: An Indian diamond trader has thrown a mass wedding for more than 200 fatherless brides and given each of them gifts worth thousands of dollars, to help poor women start a new life...

    Mahesh Savani performed the Hindu wedding ritual of ‘Kanyadaan’ — the practice of giving away one’s daughter in marriage — for 236 fatherless brides from poor families at a mega-wedding event in the western state of Gujarat at Christmas...

  • Calling all brides and grooms

    KARACHI: Packing a celebrity punch on its opening day, the three-day Q Mobile Bridal Couture Week kicked off on Friday with a special performance by the Raga Boys who opened the show for Amir Adnan, and then the designer proceeding with a typically classic collection titled An Ode to Heritage...

    The menswear couturier who is known for his groom wear most certainly did not disappoint when it came to showcasing the latest trends in...
  • Unsuspecting Pakistani brides

    Not only is this a problem in numerical terms (the men who were born and grew up during the one-child policy era now need brides), it is also one in sociological terms...

    As relations between China and Pakistan have matured into unprecedented closeness, it seems that many Pakistani women have become unwittingly embroiled in a crisis that shows few signs of abating...

  • Unsuspecting Pakistani brides

    Not only is this a problem in numerical terms (the men who were born and grew up during the one-child policy era now need brides), it is also one in sociological terms...

    As relations between China and Pakistan have matured into unprecedented closeness, it seems that many Pakistani women have become unwittingly embroiled in a crisis that shows few signs of abating...

  • Chinese embassy refutes AP report on sold Pakistani brides, says it is untrue

    China's embassy in Islamabad has rejected a report by The Associated Press on Pakistani brides being sold to Chinese men, calling it "same old stuff and not true"...

    A statement by the spokesperson of the Chinese embassy dated December 4, quotes a question pertaining to a news report by The Associated Press which claimed that 629 girls and women from across Pakistan had been sold to Chinese men...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

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