Selangor logs 1,910 cases of child abuse, neglect from March 2020-2021

Selangor records 1,910 cases of child abuse and neglect from March 2020 to 2021. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 21, 2022.

A TOTAL of 1,910 cases of child abuse and neglect were recorded in Selangor from March 2020 to 2021, the state Social Welfare Department said.

Selangor younger generation development, sports and human capital development committee chairman Mohd Khairuddin Othman told the state assembly today that from the total, physical abuse made up 686 cases, followed by sexual abuse (606), neglect (555) and emotional abuse (63).

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