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CLEO (Malaysia) - - SMART -

What #TeamCLEO gleaned f rom a fo­rum on Child Mar­riage:

There is no cor­re­la­tion to re­li­gion, as the fig­ures cen­tre on Mus­lim, nonMus­lim and indige­nous and refugee com­mu­ni­ties.

Key drivers: Low so­cio - eco­nomic con­di­tions , peo­ple f rom poorer back­grounds , with lack of for­mal ed­u­ca­tion.

An­other huge f ac­tor ? The lack of sex ed­u­ca­tion, be­cause it= teen preg­nancy = be­ing mar­ried of f young.

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