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  • Nurul Syuhada Azmin, a 17-year-old bride, with her blue wedding dress at Pantai Senok, where she met her 18-year-old husband Muhammad Danish Fauzi for the first time nine months ago in Bachok, Kelantan. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, June 12, 2022.
  • Nurul Syuhada Azmin (centre), 17, donning her wedding dress at home the night before her nuptials as relatives prepare gifts in Kampung Tok Mekong in Bachok, Kelantan. Syuhada, the fourth of nine siblings, said since she did not come from a privileged family, she decided to quit school and get married at a young age after losing their father, who died from Covid-19 in April. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, June 12, 2022.
  • + 10Nurul Syuhada Azmin, 17, with her wedding ring at her home in Bachok, Kelantan. Data from the United Nations Children’s Fund from 2018 showed that 1,856 children were married in Malaysia, of which around 90% are girls. It was also reported that between 2007 and 2017, approximately 15,000 cases were recorded. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, June 12, 2022.

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