Fewer child marriage cases now, says ministry


Chandar Singh (right), 18, and his bride Asha, 14, sit in a temple during their marriage ceremony in Rajgarh district,about 155km northeast of central Indian city of Bhopal in this May 11, 2005 file photo. - Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR: There were 9,061 child marriages recorded over the last five years, the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry said.

However, its deputy minister Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun said the trend has been going down over the last three years.

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