Govt urged to stop child marriages


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  • Friday, 05 Jun 2015

PETALING JAYA: There is an urgent need for the Government to review and amend laws to set the minimum age of marriage at 18 for all Malaysians, regardless of beliefs and without exception.

Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council member Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said this legal revision was necessary to stop child marriages, which impose a great deal of pressure on mental health issues.

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