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Child marriage remains the norm in central mountains

Hoa is only 17 but has been married for three years, a fate that befalls hundreds of girls in Vietnam’s central mountainous region.

New Malaysia child marriage draws UN condemnation

The marriage of a 15-year-old Malaysian girl to a man almost three times her age has drawn condemnation from the U.N.

Viral photo prompts Indonesian government to move towards banning child marriage

Indonesia is among 10 countries with the highest number of girls marrying before they turn 18.
April 24, 2018 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

Social media has been flooded with criticism of the parliamentary bill, ranging from outright indignation to black humour, with anger also rife on the streets.
November 23, 2017 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

Malawi's abandoned child brides pushed into sex work as 'only option'

Although child marriage is illegal, nearly half of girls in Malawi are wed before their eighteenth birthday.
November 08, 2017 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Child marriage persists in Vietnam's ethnic minority communities

The problem goes on in all 63 provinces.
October 27, 2016 | 01:47 pm GMT+7
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