Child marriage in Malaysia, a child rights issue

In the time it has taken to read this article 58 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

Voice of the Children

Based in Malaysia, Voice of the Children is an NGO that advocates for law and policy reform reform to ensure the rights of every child in Malaysia are protected and not at risk of violation.

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