CHILD PROTECTION
Child Marriage in Malaysia
6 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
1,228 responded out of 1,272 polled
May 21. 2018
Is it acceptable for a person to get married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Child Marriage is NOT OK
May 21. 2018
Child Marriage NOT SURE
May 21. 2018
Do you know anyone who is married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Why did that person get married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Other reasons for Child Marriage happening

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2018
Is it acceptable for a person to get married under the age of 18
1,228 responded out of 1,272 polled
Female
19%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
72%
No
 
No
10%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
13%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
71%
No
 
No
16%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
83%
no
 
no
17%
yes
 
yes

15-19
18%
not sure
 
not sure
72%
no
 
no
11%
yes
 
yes

20-24
19%
not sure
 
not sure
69%
no
 
no
12%
yes
 
yes

25-30
15%
not sure
 
not sure
74%
no
 
no
10%
yes
 
yes

31-34
21%
not sure
 
not sure
68%
no
 
no
11%
yes
 
yes

35+
10%
not sure
 
not sure
83%
no
 
no
6%
yes
 
yes
17%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
70%
No
 
No
12%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage is NOT OK
774 responded out of 871 polled
18
marriage
mereka
age
dan
young
tidak
child
kerana
children
married
life
yang
masih
untuk
enough
still
kanak
mature
matang
think
get
belum
education
family
can
person
umur
maturity
make
may
muda
decision
perkahwinan
tahun
will
yet
re
matured
pada
don
future
akan
di
people
responsibility
bawah
just
mentally
perlu
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage NOT SURE
173 responded out of 211 polled
married
depends
marriage
18
age
acceptable
can
kerana
tidak
get
child
people
love
yang
ada
family
mereka
different
person
think
will
may
pada
saya
sometimes
still
untuk
dan
enough
know
situation
sure
bergantung
circumstances
forced
kanak
mature
muda
tetapi
young
getting
keluarga
life
marry
perkahwinan
ready
reason
someone
yg
berkahwin
MAY 21. 2018
Do you know anyone who is married under the age of 18
1,025 responded out of 1,033 polled
Female
54%
No
 
No
46%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
65%
No
 
No
35%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
80%
no
 
no
20%
yes
 
yes

15-19
58%
no
 
no
42%
yes
 
yes

20-24
55%
no
 
no
45%
yes
 
yes

25-30
56%
no
 
no
44%
yes
 
yes

31-34
82%
no
 
no
18%
yes
 
yes

35+
60%
no
 
no
40%
yes
 
yes
57%
No
 
No
42%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 21. 2018
Why did that person get married under the age of 18
436 responded out of 439 polled
pregnant
cinta
mengandung
kerana
love
pregnancy
dan
family
tidak
mereka
got
parents
sebab
married
keluarga
terlanjur
school
untuk
luar
nikah
marriage
sekolah
yang
early
dia
khalwat
get
girl
mahu
sudah
awal
dengan
forced
ibu
itu
poor
suka
tak
bapa
di
disebabkan
kahwin
mungkin
nak
saya
want
anak
avoid
daripada
ingin
MAY 21. 2018
Other reasons for Child Marriage happening
70 responded out of 85 polled
children
family
marriage
yang
culture
kahwin
keluarga
know
life
married
want
age
child
education
get
marry
mungkin
reasons
think
18
also
can
don
forced
ikut
lack
love
poor
pressure
society
someone
sosial
time
young
actually
addicted
attention
caused
dah
dan
dari
decision
dengan
diatas
else
families
feel
generations
hanya
hubungan

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