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Victims seek to end child marriage

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 21 2017 | 12:29 am

PREMIUM No benefit could come from becoming a child bride and it could rather send young girls into poverty and poor health.

Such was the position of three child-marriage victims seeking to challenge the 1974 Marriage Law in a bid to end the rampant practice.

The Indonesian Coalition to End Child Marriage (Koalisi 18+) had previously filed a request to raise the minimum age for girls to mar...