The measure would apply to some 310,000 people with disabilities who have been made wards of court and who, until now, could be banned by a judge from voting -- many of them people with mental disabilities.
But opposition leader says in Islam, it is okay to marry as long as one reaches puberty.
In the Philippines, marriage can only be annulled on limited grounds, such as insanity or contracting a sexually transmitted disease. Abuse and infidelity are not valid reasons.
MEF says it can lead to social issues and legal complications, but a women’s NGO and a worker's group say it is discrimination to disallow foreign female workers from having children.
Pahang mufti says this is allowed as state religious department wants to resolve the problem of illicit sex according to shariah law.
Deputy minister says in cases of statutory rape, many parents withdrew their police reports later because their child and the rapist liked each other and they were married off.
Would you advise your daughter to keep mum about the rape or would you report the incident to the police in the hope that the rapist is put behind bars?
Tasek Gelugor MP Shabudin Yahaya says not all rapists are bad as some may have repented and regretted their earlier actions.
Chinese engineer creates his own robot wife and says 'she' can identify Chinese characters and speak a few words.
Human Rights Watch says certain Malaysian laws violate the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which Malaysia has ratified.
Family helpless to do anything as woman is above the age of consent and wants to run away from home to marry him.
For the Chinese Sept 9 symbolises longevity.