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Poverty no reason to sell your kids, minister tells parents

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Parents from low-income families should not resort to “selling their children” through underage marriages as a purported means to secure a better future, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said today.

According to Zuraida, such parents should instead approach the relevant government agencies to seek assistance for their children.

“If the family is poor, I hope that the parents will not ‘sell’ their children in this manner...

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