BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  Evening Edition  >  1,856 Child Marriages Recorded In 2018

1,856 Child Marriages Recorded In 2018

Sarah Norton-Staal, Chief of Child Protection, UNICEF Malaysia

09-Mar-21 19:00

1,856 Child Marriages Recorded In 2018

According to UNICEF's report, 1,856 underage marriages were recorded in Malaysia in 2018, with cases occurring in all states and across diverse backgrounds. We speak with Sarah Norton-Staal to learn more about their findings.

Image Source: Alvin Estiba, Pexels

Produced by: Loo Juosie

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  PoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal matters

Tags:  Evening EditionSocial IssuesChild MarriageUNICEFChildren's Rights


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



9:00 AM

Inside Story (REPEAT)

Charging Up Electric Vehicles In Malaysia; Mohd Junaizee Mohd Noor, Project Director (PMO EV), Tenaga Nasional Berhad | Dato’ Thiruchandran Thiruchelvam, Treasurer, ZEVA

10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

Epi462 - Hits From The 60s to 80s

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

Doping At The Malaysia Games; Datuk Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz , Founding CEO, National Sports Institute

1:00 PM

Ringgit & Sense (REPEAT)

The Hows And Whys Of Being A Licensed Financial Planner; Rafiq Hidayat, Managing Director, Wealth Vantage Advisory | Rozanna Rashid, Director, Alpine Advisory

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Legal Property Clinic - Mortgage And Flood Insurance; Khairul Anuar Shaharudin, Property Lawyer

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

Not 'Extra-Audi-Nary'; Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor, dsf.my

3:00 PM

By the Book (REPEAT)

Book Club Sept 2022 - Detransition, Baby; Parveen Kaur Harnam, Lawyer

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Ketuanan Pengundi #1 - Don’t Suppress Our Votes!; Thomas Fann, Chairperson, Bersih

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

The Baram Heritage Survey; Jettie Word, Director, The Borneo Project

6:30 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

Macaranga Wrap-up - September 2022; Law Yao Hua & Wong Siew Lyn, Co-Founders, Macaranga

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

EP39 - Coolio

8:00 PM

Track By Track (REPEAT)

EP39 - Coolio's Gangsta Paradise

9:00 PM

The Selector