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Letters 22 Nov 2019 | 7:00 AM

Do more to protect children

From DATUK AMBIGA SREENEVASAN, Former Bar Council chairperson/ Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists.

Nation 15 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Non-Muslim child marriages on the rise

PETALING JAYA: Although the debate on child marriages has often focused on Muslims, nuptials among non-Muslims below the age of 18 have gone up by about 20% annually in the past four years, with concerned groups blaming this on rising urban poverty and the lack of sex education.

World 17 May 2019 | 1:09 AM

Austrian Muslims to challenge school headscarf ban in court

VIENNA (Reuters) - The organisation representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day after it was passed in parliament.

Nation 12 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘It’s a sin to send her to school’

BUTTERWORTH: Malaysian law stopped an 11-year-old Rohingya girl from being married off here, but now that she has “come of age” by her community’s standards, she is no longer allowed to continue schooling.