Fox News Flash top headlines for August 14 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews. She went missing from there on Aug. Malaysian police said Tuesday, Aug. The remains were reportedly found by a hiker who claimed that the body appeared to have been dumped by the stream after the initial search parties failed to make the discovery, according to The Sun. The young girl, who suffered from learning and physical disabilities, was first reported missing by her family on August 4, just one day after arriving for a two-week stay at the Dusun, a small resort located in a durian orchard next to a forest reserve about 39 miles south of Kuala Lumpur. The remains were reportedly found by a hiker who claimed that the body appeared to have been dumped by the stream after the initial search parties failed to make the discovery.
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Are there country-specific drivers of child marriage in this country?
Visit our new interactive Atlas! In , the census showed that child marriage affected 6, girls below the age of 15 as well as 4, boys in Malaysia. Of those girls, 2, were Malay, 1, indigenous, 1, Chinese, Indians, and others. Subsequent censuses did not collect such information so it is hard to gauge the true extent of the practice. In , a United Nations report showed that over 82, married women in Malaysia were girls between the ages of 15 and The true scale of child marriage in Malaysia may, however, be even higher as many couples who take part in religious or customary weddings do not register their unions. Child marriage is driven by gender inequality and the belief that girls are somehow inferior to boys.
The discovery was made by a volunteer hiker on the tenth day of an intensive search of the area surrounding the eco-resort where she was on holiday. It was found near a waterfall around a mile away from the villa where the family were staying when the year-old vanished. Nora had told her family she was 'excited' to visit a waterfall when she arrived at the resort, a volunteer searcher told MailOnline. A body has been found in the hunt for missing British teen Nora Quoirin in the Malaysian jungle, police sources say. State Police chief Mohammed Yusop said: 'I can confirm a body has been found in the Betembum mountains.
The naked body of a vulnerable Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort was found in a jungle ravine Tuesday after a day search involving a hundreds-strong team. A helicopter winched the body out of the rainforest and transported it to hospital, and the parents of missing year-old Nora Quoirin later identified her. She disappeared from the Dusun Resort, not far from Kuala Lumpur, on August 4, a day after checking in for a holiday with her London-based family. Her family believed the teen, who had learning difficulties, had been abducted but police classified it as a missing person case. More than people were deployed to hunt through dense jungle, backed by helicopters, drones, sniffer dogs and divers, while traditional shamans conducted rituals in a bid to locate her. The body was found in a small stream in a ravine about 2. He said the body was unclothed but declined to reveal if it had any injuries. Mazlan said it was still being treated as a missing person case.