Elderly Care Centres Must Be Made Available and Affordable

  As the Chairman of the Association for Aged Care Operators of Malaysia, Vice President of WAFIQ and Founder of Elderly Care Academy Darul Insyirah,  I’ve read your report below; https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/08/06/theres-no-compassion-for-the-elderly-first-abandoned-by-their-families-now-homes-35-senior-citizens/ with deep regret and sorrow.   I would like to address this issue which has not received due attention, despite we are heading towards […]

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Concerted Effort Needed to Improve Childcare Standard in Malaysia

Every responsible parent wishes to give the best for their children, including quality childcare that they can best afford. Some parents go to the extent of quitting their job as they worry of their children’s safety and wellbeing in the hands of others. Indeed that is a valid concern.   Cases of physical and/or psychological […]

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Tighten regulations on underage marriage, instead of one-size-fits-all policy – MACSA

(*featured photo from PenangMonthly) UNDERAGE MARRIAGE ISSUE Underage marriages are strongly correlated with poverty and level of education. It happens in any society where there is an imbalance of wealth distribution, and children are the weakest fragment amongst the society and are normally the most victimised. We support measures to stop forced marriages that are […]

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Bajet 2018: Indeks Kesejahteraan Keluarga wajar menjadi tumpuan utama

SEPERTI yang diumumkan dalam Bajet 2018 minggu lalu, Tahun ini adalah Tahun Memperkasakan Wanita. Mengikut takrifan International Labour Organisation (ILO), pemerkasaan wanita diukur kepada Kesaksamaan Gender dan dari segi peluang mendapatkan pekerjaan. Sejajar dengan itu, kita melihat Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat meletakkan keberhasilan (Outcome) pertama yang diukur ialah Kesaksamaan Gender diikuti dengan keberhasilan […]

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