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Nation 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Activists laud move to raise marriage age

PETALING JAYA: It is a thumbs up from women activists on Selangor’s push for legal marriage age be upped from 16 to 18 for Muslims in the state.

Nation 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Revise legal marriage age to 18’

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, who wanted the legal marriage age for Muslims in Selangor to be revised from 16 to 18, has made clear his concerns about young girls being married off.

Nation 09 Aug 2018 | 5:47 AM

We want to ban child marriage, hope religious bodies will agree soon, says Minister

KOTA KINABALU: The de facto Law Minister in the Prime Minister's Department has assured that his ministry is working with all relevant parties to ban child marriage in Malaysia.

Nation 08 Aug 2018 | 12:40 PM

Sarawak to look at setting marriage age at 18, 16 with consent for girls

KUCHING: Customary laws in Sarawak may be amended to set the marriage age for girls at 18, with 16 as the "absolute minimum" age.

Nation 07 Aug 2018 | 1:30 AM

Yeoh lauds Selangor Sultan for initiating efforts to raise minimum marriage age to 18

PETALING JAYA: Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh has lauded Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah's effort to raise the minimum age for marriage to 18 in Selangor.

Nation 05 Aug 2018 | 2:51 PM

Women's Ministry: Police probe into Kelantan child marriage to be completed soon

PETALING JAYA: The police probe into the case of the 41-year-old man who married an 11-year-old Thai national will be completed soon, said the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.

Nation 01 Aug 2018 | 12:05 PM

Wanita Pakatan supports Selangor proposal to raise Muslim marriage age from 16 to 18

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan women’s wing has praised Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah for his concern over the issue of underaged marriage.

Nation 01 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mais seeks to up marriage age

PETALING JAYA: Selangor’s Islamic religious authorities have called for tighter restrictions to underage marriage and the legal marrying age for girls to be raised from 16 to 18.

Nation 20 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Need for review on legal marriage age

PETALING JAYA: Minis­ter in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pic) is adamant to put a limit on the legal marriage age for Muslim girls in line with a mufti’s view.

Nation 13 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sabah mulls penalties for child marriages

KOTA KINABALU: The new Sabah Laws and Native Affairs Ministry is considering seeking penalties and more drastic action against child marriages in the state, says minister Aidi Mokhtar.