THE registration of 53 kindergartens and 18 nurseries were revoked last year, said the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.
The ministry, in a written reply, said that 10 kindergartens and nine nurseries were charged in court during the same period.
“The Social Welfare Department has issued written directives to 42 kindergartens and 16 nurseries while nine kindergartens and three nurseries were sealed from January to December last year.
“At the same time, 14 kindergartens and four nurseries were issued compounds while three nurseries were ordered to close temporarily,” the ministry stated in reply to Nasrudin Hassan (PAS-Temerloh) who asked what actions were taken to tackle child abuse at kindergartens and nurseries. — Bernama
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