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Family 02 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM

A pilot project sets out to put in place professional practices for social workers

Social workers need professional training as child protection issues become more difficult and complicated.

Wellness 11 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM

The staggering burden of caring for the bed-bound

A medical professional examines what it takes to care for a disabled person.

Children 26 Mar 2015 | 6:00 PM

Woeful lack of learning facilities for special needs children

The gap between policies and implementation has failed those with learning disabilities.

Family 15 May 2015 | 11:32 AM

Women of substance abuse

Women drug users often lose their children because they are deemed unfit mothers.

Viewpoints 04 Jun 2015 | 8:45 AM

The disabled want to be treated with dignity and respect

It is not a good idea to extend a lifeline to the disabled, then impose restrictions on aid.

Children 05 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

Stop sexual abuse: Teach your kids to say NO!

Protect your children from sexual abuse through empowerment and education.

Family 26 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

Agencies come together to end violence against women

A much-needed and long-awaited inter-agency document outlining protocols for domestic violence cases will be out soon.

Family 23 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM

Domestic violence: Finding strength to stand up against abuse

Abuse victims need support services to seek justice and rebuild their lives.

Viewpoints 05 Nov 2015 | 6:31 AM

Budget 2016 a let down for the disabled

The disabled have been asking for a monthly allowance of RM500 to meet the rising costs of living but their pleas have fallen on deaf ears.

Viewpoints 03 Dec 2015 | 6:56 AM

Time to take a serious look at the plight of the disabled

Access and empowerment for the disabled come under the spotlight as the world observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities today.