Victims seek to end child marriage
Marguerite Afra Sapiie
The Jakarta Post
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...
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