➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
Malasia: Let us put the child’s interest first and ban child marriages (Commentary)
Star2 – July 06, 2018
Child rights’ activists want the legal age of marriage for all Malaysians, regardless of race or religion, to be fixed at 18, with no dispensation that can give room to child marriage. This means, no “special circumstances” that allow Shariah court judges or state administrators like chief ministers to consent on behalf of the child to marriage under 18.
Also: Bar: Set up child commission answerable to Parliament: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/07/02/bar-set-up-child-commission-answerable-to-parliament/