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Nation 17 Dec 2021 | 11:55 AM

Underage marriages: Do more to protect our girls, says SIS

PETALING JAYA: Sisters in Islam (SIS) has criticised the government for failing to raise the minimum marriage age for Muslim girls from 16 to 18 years old.

Nation 18 Dec 2021 | 7:00 AM

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.

Letters 22 Dec 2021 | 7:00 AM Premium

Just say no to child marriage

From SABRINA ARIPEN, President and founder Society for Equality, Respect And Trust for All (Serata) Kota Kinabalu.

Nation 14 Feb 2022 | 7:00 AM

Opening the door to violence

PETALING JAYA: A PAS deputy minister’s remarks that husbands can “gently” hit their wives as a way to reprimand them continue to be slammed by the public and ­women’s groups.

Nation 22 Feb 2022 | 7:00 AM

Only civil courts can review

PUTRAJAYA: The Selangor Syariah Court has no power to hear judicial review cases relating to the decision by its state religious authorities, declares the Federal Court.

Nation 22 Feb 2022 | 7:00 AM

Selangor assembly accepts apex court ruling

KLANG: The Selangor State Legislative Assembly accepts and respects the Federal Court’s decision that it cannot empower the state’s Syariah courts to hear judicial reviews in regards to decisions made by the state’s religious authorities.