MARRYING YOUNG IN INDONESIA: VOICES, LAWS AND PRACTICES BY MIES GRIJNS, HOKO HORII, SULISTYOWATI IRIANTO, AND PINKY SAPTANDARI (EDS.). SINGAPORE: ISEAS PUBLISHING, 2020. 336PP. ISBN: 978-981-4881-25-8
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The issue of child marriage has attracted significant attention in Indonesia in recent years due to its associated violations of human rights for the young girls. As Indonesia’s parliament had raised the minimum age of marriage for girls from 16 to 19 in September 2019, Mies Grijns, Hoko Horii, Sulistyowati Irianto, and Pinky Saptandari's edited volume, Marrying young in Indonesia: Voices, laws and practices, provides a very timely contribution to the literature on the issue of child marriage in the country. The collections of articles in this edited volume are based on a child marriage research workshop held in the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, in 2017.
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