Number of kids sexually abused every year is ‘alarming,’ says minister


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  • Monday, 03 Apr 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 5,000 children were sexually abused over the last five years, which is why legislation like the Sexual Offences against Children Bill 2017 is needed.

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim (pix) said the rise in child sexual abuse cases was alarming, particularly those committed by paedophiles who preyed on the young.

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