Posted: 05 Oct 2013 05:09 PM PDT
According to Islamic Development Malaysia Department (Jakim) director-general Haji Othman Mustapha (pic), getting married at an early age "is not forbidden in Islam but the marrying couple have to be mature enough to understand that with matrimony comes great responsibility".
Hariati Azizan, The Star
Malaysia, girls under the age of 16 cannot legally drive or buy cigarettes. They can't even watch certain movies or go clubbing. But they can marry--lawfully at that.
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