Child abuse prevalent in Malaysia, say activists


Aminah Farid

Dr Hartini Zainudin says corporal punishment is wrong in any form. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 26, 2022.

A LACKADAISICAL attitude towards child abuse as well as a tendency to disbelieve victims are some of the main reasons why abuse against children is still prevalent in Malaysia, said activists.

Yayasan Chow Kit co-founder Dr Hartini Zainudin told The Malaysian Insight many cases go unreported.


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