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Most Muslims, not all, do accept that Aisha was 6 at the time of the marriage and 9 when the marriage was consummated because of hadith, such as Sahih Bukari:

Sahih Bukhari 5:58:236
Narrated Hisham's father: Khadija died three years before the Prophet departed to Medina. He stayed there for two years or so and then he married 'Aisha when she was a girl of six years of age, and he consumed that marriage when she was nine years old.

Sahih Bukhari 7:62:64
Narrated 'Aisha: that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated his marriage when she was nine years old, and then she remained with him for nine years (i.e., till his death).

Sahih Bukhari 7:62:65
Narrated 'Aisha: that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated his marriage when she was nine years old. Hisham said: I have been informed that 'Aisha remained with the Prophet for nine years (i.e. till his death)." what you know of the Quran (by heart)'

Sahih Bukhari 7:62:88
Narrated 'Ursa: The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with 'Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years oldand she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).

https://www.quora.com/According-to-ahadith-Muhammad-consummated-his-marriage-to-Aisha-when-she-was-9-years-old-Do-Muslims-deny-this-or-do-they-accept-it-as-true

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Malaysia
News Date: 
02/07/2018
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 Malaysian authorities are investigating the marriage between an 11-year-old Thai girl and a 41-year-old Malaysian Muslim that has sparked public outrage and calls for child brides to be banned. Rubber scrap dealer Che Abdul Karim Che Abdul Hamid secretly married the girl as his third wife in Thailand, and the union became public after one of his wives lodged a complaint with police. Muslim girls under the minimum legal marriage age of 16 can wed with the consent of the Shariah court and their parents. Muslim men in Malaysia can marry four wives.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
14/05/2018
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“More than a third of cases related to Pakistan but the number of Somalian cases has increased by a massive 100 per cent year on year.”

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Islamophobia? Under Islam I was raped, I was put in prison, I was lashed, I was beaten, I was sold into marriage, I was literally broken down into pieces and I had to build myself back up. Do you really think my fear is irrational? I have every single right and reason to fear this ideology.” Aynaz Anni Cyrus
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Norway
News Date: 
12/03/2018
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Why is this happening in Norway? Because Norwegian authorities don’t have the spine to stand up for their own principles and mores. They are letting Muslim migrants become the masters of the country, and child marriage is Islamic:

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On this new edition of The Glazov Gang, we feature Anni Cyrus discussing My Bruised Eye As a Child Under Islam, where she shares how her Muslim father kept beating her — instead of killing her — for questioning the Hijab, the Qur’an and Islamic child marriage.

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Malaysia
News Date: 
29/12/2017
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Moderation advocates have condemned the statement by preacher Azhar Idrus, who said that Muslim girls are marriageable at age 15 and Muslim women should not take photos in non-Muslim owned photo studios. In a Harakah Daily reader question-and-answer section, Azhar  about the boundaries between men and women by saying that women are marriageable at 15 after they have reached puberty. 

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Malaysia
News Date: 
28/12/2017
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Malaysian Imam Azhar Idrus stated that “girls are getting married at a later age due to education, adding that they are about 28 years old by the time they are finished with university” and that by “28 years old, no one would want to marry them.”

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Iraq
News Date: 
14/11/2017
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The bill includes provisions that would legalise marital rape and child marriage and ban Muslims from marrying non-Muslims.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
11/10/2017
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  • Two imams were prepared to officiate wedding of underage girl
  • More than 1,000 of the 8,000 forced marriages of Britons each year are believed to involve girls of 15 or under
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
10/06/2015
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Last year the Forced Marriages Unit (FMU), run jointly by the Home Office and the Foreign Office, gave advice and support in 1,267 cases of possible forced marriages. So why are there so few prosecutions? Many say the problem lies in deep-rooted cultural traditions and that young people are reluctant to come forward to the authorities.

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