Media coverage of child marriage in Malaysia - Reflections

Photo: Sun Daily newspaper, Malaysia

In the time it has taken to read this article 39 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

About the author

Nicole Helwig

Nicole Helwig is Programme Director at the Malaysian Child Resource Institute (MCRI)

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