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Still no ban on child marriages in Malaysia

Sivananthi Thanenthiran, Executive Director, Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW)

20-Nov-19 14:00

Still

It's Universal Children's Day today, a day whose goal it is to improve child welfare worldwide and promote and celebrate children’s rights. But here in Malaysia, the federal government announced they cannot enforce a ban on child marriages nationwide as seven states are not cooperating. We explore.


Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Sumitra Selvaraj

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily Digestchild marriagechild marriage banUniversal Children's Daychild welfarechildren's rightsGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current AffairsParenting, Family, Relationships

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