Child poverty is still an issue, even in our capital

A Unicef study finds that the relative poverty rate of children living in low-cost flats in Kuala Lumpur, after adjustments for household size, is almost 100%. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

There are legions of quotes and articles on the importance of looking after children, from how their innocence represents the best of today to how they are the key to our tomorrow.

Despite that, many would be surprised to know that child poverty is not an isolated issue in the present.

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