Home News Malaysian news. Religious conservatism, patriarchal beliefs and reasons of sexual impropriety are the main drivers of child marriage in Malaysia, the NGOs Sisters in Islam SIS and the Asia Pacific Resource and Research Center for Women Arrow said in a new report published ahead of an international conference next week in Kuala Lumpur that will focus on the issue. In its election manifesto, the Pakatan Harapan PH coalition promised to introduce a law requiring citizens to be at least 18 years old to marry. Malaysia has a civil legal system and a separate Islamic Sharia legal system, and Muslim scholars have argued that a girl should be allowed to marry once she reaches puberty.
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Marriage to a Malaysian citizen and spousal sponsorship to Canada under the Family Sponsorship stream is a complex process. This page is designed to guide you through your marriage to a Malaysian citizen and the spousal sponsorship process. Every country has its own laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. Getting married to a Malaysian citizen with the goal of eventually bringing them to Canada to live is a process with many steps. If you want to bring your Malaysian spouse or partner to live in Canada, you must then file a sponsorship application for them to become a permanent resident. If they would like to visit you in Canada while their application is in process, they must also apply for a visitor visa. For more information, please see our family sponsorship page and our visitor visa page.
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CNN -- Afraid that her husband will leave her for a younger woman, a year-old Malaysian woman is looking to marry again -- for the 23rd time. Wok Kundor: "I am an aged woman. I don't have the body nor am I a young woman who can attract anyone. But since he left their village in northern Terengganu state for a drug rehabilitation program in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, Wok has had a gnawing feeling.
Women in Malaysia receive support from the Malaysian government concerning their rights to advance, to make decisions, to health, education and social welfare, and to the removal of legal obstacles. This was followed by the formation of the Women's Affairs Ministry in to recognise the roles and contributions of Malaysian women. The status of women in the country is complex, and partly dependent on their religion and on where they reside in the states and federal territories of Malaysia , factors which affect certain legal issues.