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Punjab lawmakers urge making NIC mandatory to prevent child marriage

LAHORE: Members of the Punjab Assembly have demanded an end to early marriages in the province and urged to increase the minimum age of marriage for girls from 16 to 18 years. The women members of the two major political

Sukkur woman ‘sells’ daughter to settle debt

SUKKUR: A debt-ridden woman in Sukkur sold her young daughter to settle a debt with a private money lender. Police received tip-off about a child marriage being carried out in the rural area of Salehpat. They conducted a raid at

Two arrested in raid at Khairpur child marriage gathering

KHAIRPUR: Police conducted raid at a wedding gathering arresting two accused involved in marriage of a minor girl with 38-year-old man. The police raided Saleem Shar village in Khairpur district after informed about a child marriage in the village where