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Nation 26 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Muslims getting married later in life’ says deputy minister

PETALING JAYA: Muslims in Ma­­laysia are marrying at a later age, mirroring a trend that is happening elsewhere.

Nation 08 May 2019 | 8:07 AM

Perak MB: Legal child marriage age to be discussed at state legislative in July

IPOH: Discussions on the legal marriage age for Muslim children will be brought to the state legislative assembly, says Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.

Nation 09 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Eyeing balanced growth for women

PUTRAJAYA: Government and private agencies need to create a balanced environment in all spheres for the wellbeing of women, says the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.

Nation 08 Mar 2019 | 4:26 AM

Still a man's world, Suhakam laments discrimination against women

PETALING JAYA: Despite the many advances made in promoting women's rights, women continue to experience widespread discrimination in Malaysia, says Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail.

Nation 24 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Seeking an end to discrimination

PETALING JAYA: Transgender activist Khar­tini Slamah was a young restaurant worker in Johor Baru in the 1980s when she was beaten up and raped by a policeman.

Nation 19 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Mixed response to curfew

PETALING JAYA: The plan to impose a curfew on Malaysians below 18 from going out late at night on their own has drawn mixed responses from parents, groups as well as political parties.

Nation 29 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian men getting married later in life

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian men are getting married later with the oldest tying the knot at the ripe age of 91 last year.

Nation 30 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Child marriage a reason for school dropouts, says Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR: Child marriage is among the reasons for dropping out of schools in Malaysia, even as Sabah moves to discourage the practice among its natives’ groups.

Nation 23 Nov 2018 | 3:31 AM

Child rights coalition welcomes efforts to tighten child marriage laws

PETALING JAYA: Child's Right Coalition Malaysia (CRCM) has welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister's statement to tighten child marriage laws.

Nation 16 Nov 2018 | 12:30 PM

Dialogue discusses solutions to complex illegal migrant issue in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Dubious identification documents held by Filipino refugees in Sabah (called IMM13) may outnumber genuine ones, said the Deputy Home Minister.