Budget 2021: Allocation for shelters for victims of domestic violence welcomed

  • People
  • Friday, 06 Nov 2020

Under Budget 2021, the government will allocate RM21mil for the setting up of Local Social Support Centres to provide shelter and support for victims of domestic violence. Photo: 123rf.com

Women's groups laud the government's allocation of RM21 mil to set up local social support centres for domestic violence victims in the Budget 2021.

Women's Centre for Change, Penang programme director Karen Lai says the allocation is "heartening", adding that she hopes the government will work closely with NGOs in providing for women who need support and help in these centres.

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