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  • In Search of Israeli Cuisine is in search of an answer

    In the documentary In Search of Israeli Cuisine, restaurateur and chef Michael Solomonov travels from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem looking for what makes Israeli cooking unique...

    But like the graphics that intermittently appear as Solomonov travels (and which look like the first Google Image result for “Israel map”), the documentary proves slightly underwhelming...

  • Child brides: The nationalist heritage of rape

    WHY is it that the widespread rape of young girls is seen as reprehensible, which it is, while the deep-rooted institution of child bride, is not considered deserving of equal attention, and finds only muffled condemnation? Is there a political collusion with regressive social practices today just as leading Indian nationalists had fought British steps to protect infant girls from brutal marital assault?True to form, the rape of two infant...

  • 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...

    India launched an investigation last week into the marriage of a 16-year-old girl with a 65-year-old Oman national in exchange for 500,000 Indian rupees ($7,800) after she contacted her mother from Muscat crying...

  • 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

    In Germany, however, polygamy is banned although the law provides latitude in some cases for migrants who had wedded abroad...

    For instance, if a man dies leaving two wives, a court could take into account their de facto relationship, which is bigamous under common law, when distributing the inheritance...

  • 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...

  • Footprints: Plight of Muslim ‘child brides’ in Sri Lanka

    “I came home from school one day and I was told that a marriage had been arranged for me,” recalls Fathima, now 22...

    A high percentage of Sri Lankan Muslim families get their girls married off before they reach 18 –– the statutory age of marriage in Sri Lanka –– says a new study titled Unequal Citizens:Muslim Women’s Struggle for Justice and Equality, written by Hyshyama Hamin and Hasanah Cegu Isadeen...

  • 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...

    When the Times talked to her husband, he said he was rich and claimed that he had only become Muslim on paper for the purposes of marrying her...

  • 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...

    When the Times talked to her husband, he said he was rich and claimed that he had only become Muslim on paper for the purposes of marrying her...

  • 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"...

    "In May, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) held scores of Chinese nationals and Pakistani partners for their alleged involvement in fake marriages used to traffic Pakistani women to China for organ removal and sexual exploitation...

  • Police-Rangers teams carry out search in four Hyderabad seminaries

    HYDERABAD: Joint teams of police and Rangers personnel on Tuesday paid surprise visits to four seminaries in different parts of Hyderabad and carried out search operations in line with the National Action Plan to curb terrorism, religious extremism and sectarianism...

    According to a press statement issued by the Hyderabad district police, the search operations were conducted in Madressah Miftahul Uloom at Anaj Mandi, Madressah Shamsul...

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