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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.
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.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PAS has called for all parties to prioritise syarak (Islamic teachings) in discussing matters pertaining to the legal marriage age.
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.
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.
PETALING JAYA: Wanita MCA has urged the Government to make child marriages a criminal offence under Federal law.
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.