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Putting a stop to baby dumping

Putting a stop to baby dumping

THE most logical and obvious solution to addressing pregnancies out of wedlock – sex education – still seems to escape our decision-makers and politicians, whose suggestions have not just become increasingly ridiculous but also highly punitive.

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Not talking about sex: At whose expense?

Not talking about sex: At whose expense?

SOME government officials have recently come up with “creative” ways to solve the problems of teenage pregnancy and baby dumping in Malaysia. To curb teenage pregnancies, the Education Ministry said it was encouraging students to submit written pledges that they would not engage in premarital sex. To solve the problem of baby dumping, Malacca Chief [...]

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Penan Support Group: Govt denials “appalling”

Penan Support Group: Govt denials “appalling”

THE Penan Support Group (PSG) is appalled that Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Heng Seai Kie has refuted the findings in the PSG’s mission report uncovering more cases of rape and sexual exploitation among the Penan. Heng cited minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s “fact-finding mission” on 13 July to the Baram region [...]

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The govt’s selective listening

The govt’s selective listening

“The issuance of a licence to legalise sports betting is no longer an issue as a decision has been made. We always listen to the people’s wishes and put their interests above all.” PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, declaring after an Umno supreme council meeting that the government would not legalise sports betting. The [...]

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Public petition against PAS resolution

Public petition against PAS resolution

Updated 4.30pm on 15 June 2009 PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: The National Human Rights Society (Hakam) has launched a petition urging PAS to retract its call for action against Sisters in Islam. Hakam president Malik Imtiaz Ghulam Sarwar described as “disturbing” and “anti-democratic” the resolution adopted at PAS’s 55th muktamar on 7 June for [...]

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“Penan task force report must be public”

“Penan task force report must be public”

PETALING JAYA, 27 May 2009: The task force report on sexual violence against Penan girls and women must be made public and not just disclosed partially, two women’s groups said today. “It is imperative that the government makes public the Penan task force report,” Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) executive director Ivy Josiah told The Nut [...]

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