Sisters in Islam: Don’t gamble on the future of our children


PETALING JAYA: The Federal Government’s decision to maintain the minimum marriage age for Muslim girls at 16 has courted flak from Sisters in Islam (SIS), which says that more efforts should be made to raise it to 18 through existing laws.

“The government should work hard to ensure the health, education, safety and welfare of all children and foster a Malaysian mentality that child marriage is irresponsible and will only ruin the future of children.

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