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Focus 27 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Parents who abuse children need help

CHILD abuse is universally abhorred, and whenever news of child abuse appears in local newspapers and social media, the incidents are loudly and roundly condemned.

Nation 16 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

UMMC to act against cases of elder abuse

KUALA LUMPUR: University Mala­ya Medical Centre (UMMC) will intervene if it detects cases of elder abuse in the hospital.

Nation 15 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Study shows financial abuse can be fatal for the elderly

PETALING JAYA: Financial abuse can lead to earlier death among the elderly, according to a study.

Nation 02 Aug 2013 | 6:31 PM

Many child abuse cases unreported due to flaw in system, says NGO chief

KUALA LUMPUR: The system on reporting child abuse is flawed, which has led to many abuse cases not coming to the attention of the authorities, said the chairman of a child welfare NGO.

Nation 11 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Urgent need to address elder abuse

PETALING JAYA: There is an urgent need to address the issue of elder abuse, say frontliners like medical social workers, doctors and nurses who come face to face with such victims.

Nation 22 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sexual abuse must be tackled head on, says Raja Zarith

KUALA LUMPUR: Sexual abuse is an issue Malaysia needs to tackle head-on to ensure all children are protected, says Johor Permaisuri Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah.

AseanPlus News 07 Apr 2016 | 8:18 AM

Sports must guard against child abuse, Australian Olympic chief warns

SYDNEY (AFP) - Sports federations must be as vigilant in monitoring for cases of child abuse as they are for doping, Australia’s Olympic chief said Thursday, revealing a welfare officer will be at the Rio Games to handle any complaints.

World 25 Feb 2016 | 11:22 AM

Savile abuse report finds BBC culture of ‘reverence’ to celebrities

LONDON: An inquiry into sexual abuse at the BBC by late British presenter Jimmy Savile published Thursday said a culture of “reverence” for celebrities had helped him rape and molest victims unhindered for decades.

Nation 06 Jul 2015 | 8:18 PM

More needs to be done to eliminate child abuse, says Unicef

PETALING JAYA: More needs to be done in eliminating child abuse in the country, says Unicef Malaysia.

Football 05 Dec 2016 | 1:43 PM

Trust urges clubs to back fight for justice over abuse claims

MANCHESTER: The men behind an independent body launched Monday in the wake of football’s abuse scandal urged the clubs involved to apologise and support the fight for justice.