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Post 2015 Dialogue with Children “The Malaysia We ...

by Cathryn Anila On the 26th of July 2014, a special session was held for children aged 13-17 years old. This...

Post 2015 Dialogue with Children “The Malaysia We Want”
posted on: Nov 19, 2014

CRC – Optional Protocol 3 (OP3/OPCP)

by Joti Kohli “Children will now be able to join the ranks of other rights-holders who are empowered to bring their...

CRC – Optional Protocol 3 (OP3/OPCP)
posted on: Nov 19, 2014

Conference to Strengthen Birth Registration System...

by Joti Kohli   VoC attended the UNICEF/UNHCR conference on birth registration in May which focused on...

Conference to Strengthen Birth Registration Systems
posted on: Jul 8, 2014

The system failed Siti Soffea Emelda, say child ac...

 The Malaysian child protection system has failed Siti Soffea Emelda, the 2½-year-old homeless toddler who was...

The system failed Siti Soffea Emelda, say child activists
posted on: Jul 7, 2014
Groups want tougher action against negligent parents

Groups want tougher action against negligent paren...

posted on: Jul 7, 2014

  PETALING JAYA, May 20 — Child rights groups have called for tougher action against parents who neglect their children as this would serve as a...

Child protection laws could be more child-centric

Child protection laws could be more child-centric

posted on: Jul 7, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The definition of child neglect can be subjective, depending on how a child and society perceives the parents’ behaviour. But, one...

Children’s Rights NGO says Community Service not the Answer

Children’s Rights NGO says Community Service...

posted on: May 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer and director of Voice of the Children, Nizam Bashir, does not agree with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community...

NGOs Slam Wan Junaidi’s ‘Racist’ Rape Remark

NGOs Slam Wan Junaidi’s ‘Racist’...

posted on: May 8, 2014

PETALING JAYA (March 20): Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has come under fire for his “racist” reasoning as to...

“Stateless: Forgotten Children” – Launch

“Stateless: Forgotten Children” – Laun...

posted on: Mar 18, 2014

On February 20, VoC successfully launched its documentary, Stateless: Forgotten Children. In attendance was our special guest, Deborah Priya Henry...

Corporal Punishment and Children’s Rights

Corporal Punishment and Children’s Rights

posted on: Mar 18, 2014

The trial of Malaysian couple Shalwati Norshal and Azizul Raheem Awaluddin started in Stockholm, Sweden last Tuesday. We speak to lawyer Sharmila...

Statelessness and ‘foreignness’ amongst the children of migrants in Sabah

Statelessness and ‘foreignness’ amongst the childr...

posted on: Mar 17, 2014

by Catherine Allerton In some advocacy literature, or online photo exhibitions, stateless children are symbolised by the image of a young, wide-eyed...

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