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Nation 23 Sep 2018 | 10:38 AM

Cenbet: Exercise wisdom when talking about child marriage

PETALING JAYA: The Centre for A Better Tomorrow (Cenbet) urges leaders in the country to exercise wisdom when talking about child marriage, as their statements can influence the public on the issue.

Nation 23 Sep 2018 | 10:23 AM

Shafie: Sabah to study proposal to lower legal marriage age

KOTA KINABALU (Bernama): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said that he would study the suggestion to lower the minimum marriage age to 14 for girls and 16 for boys by state mufti Datuk Bongsu Aziz Jaafar.

Nation 23 Sep 2018 | 7:26 AM

Sabah PAS fully supports mufti's statement to lower legal marriage age to 14

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PAS has called for all parties to prioritise syarak (Islamic teachings) in discussing matters pertaining to the legal marriage age.

Nation 23 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Leading by example to fight child marriage

AS a 15-year-old, she convinced her parents not to marry her off so she could fulfill a childhood dream of becoming a doctor and treating the poor. Now, two years later, Priyanka Bauri strives to make other girls and their parents conscious of the perils of child marriage.

Nation 22 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

DPM: We’ll raise minimum marriage age to 18

PETALING JAYA: The government is in the process of raising the minimum marriage age to 18, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Nation 21 Sep 2018 | 3:30 AM

I don't condone child marriage, laws to be amended, says Wan Azizah

PETALING JAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Wan Azizah has clarified that she is against child marriage and does not condone it after being accused of saying that the minor in the latest case in Kelantan gave her consent.

Nation 20 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Govt ‘working hard’ for minimum marriage age

PUTRAJAYA: The road towards banning child marriage in Malaysia is long, but the work towards getting there is progressing well, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Nation 19 Sep 2018 | 9:54 AM

Wanita MCA slams Wan Azizah, says federal govt must make child marriage a crime

PETALING JAYA: Wanita MCA has urged the Government to make child marriages a criminal offence under Federal law.

Nation 19 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Welfare officers met child bride in Tumpat

SEPANG: Welfare officers have met the 15-year-old girl in Tumpat, whose marriage to a 44-year-old man sparked a fresh round of controversy over child brides, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Nation 18 Sep 2018 | 9:46 AM

Officers are in Tumpat to meet child bride, says Wan Azizah

SEPANG: Officers from the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry are in Tumpat, Kelantan, to meet a 15-year-old girl who had reportedly married a man 30 years her senior.