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11-year-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after uproar

2 months, 5 days ago
BANGKOK: An 11-year-old child bride returned to Thailand this week following widespread outcry over her marriage to a Malaysian man 30 years her senior, an official told AFP on Saturday. Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed…

Police arrest six over child wedding

2 years, 8 months ago
MULTAN: Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.

Punjab cracks down on child marriage

3 years, 7 months ago
LAHORE: Clerics in Pakistan’s most populous province of Punjab will be punished if they allow underage marriages along with the parents of the youngsters under tougher penalties imposed by the second Pakistan province to act to curb child…