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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 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 25 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak keen to raise minimum marriage age to 18

SIBU: Sarawak is in favour of raising the minimum age of marriage to 18 because children – both boys and girls – should enjoy the rights to basic education of up to Form Five, says the State Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah.

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 07 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

No change in minimum marriage age

KUALA LUMPUR: The minimum marriage age for Muslims and non-Muslims remains unchanged although the Government has withdrawn its reservation to Article 1 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Nation 04 Oct 2018 | 12:04 PM

Sabah to keep minimum marriage age at 18

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will maintain 18 as the minimum marriage age in the state.

Nation 24 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sabah PAS backs minimum marriage age at 14

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PAS is throwing its support behind Sabah mufti Datuk Bungsu @ Aziz Jaafar’s controversial suggestion to lower the minimum marriage age to 14.

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 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.