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Popek Popek Parlimen: "Not Necessary" To Increase Legal Marrying Age For Muslim Girls

16-Dec-21 17:00

Popek Popek Parlimen: "Not Necessary" To Increase Legal Marrying Age For Muslim Girls

Today in Dewan Rakyat, the government announced that they will maintan the legal marrying age at 16 for Muslim girls, and that parliament will be extended to Monday, to give MPs time to debate and vote on the amendments to increase penalties for SOP violations.

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