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Wan Azizah: Seven states won't ban child marriage

B Nantha Kumar
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PARLIAMENT | Seven states have turned down the federal government’s proposal to amend their state enactments to ban child marriages for Muslims or natives, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said.

“There are seven states that have disagreed with amendments to their related enactments. These are Sarawak, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis, Negri Sembilan, Kedah and Kelantan,” she told the Dewan Rakyat today...

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