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    Still at least one underage marriage every month in Kelantan, group says

    Still at least one underage marriage every month in Kelantan, group says

    GEORGE TOWN, Feb 18 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) today revealed that the Kelantan Shariah courts had approved 10 underage marriages between January 2018 and January 2019. This is despite a federal directive for all state governments to raise the minimum legal age for marriage to 18 years for both Muslims and non-Muslims. “When averaged, this indicates that at least one underage marriage took place almost every month in the state,” they said in a statement today. SIS condemned Kelantan and...

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