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Our 2 New Books Launched!

by Odie Abdul What’s the easiest and most profound way to get the serious issues of children’s rights out to other children to help them understand and have the kids themselves spread the word of advocacy? Storybooks, of course! And a wonderful party to launch it. It was a rather gloomy Saturday...Read More »

Forum on Elimination of Violence Against Women & Children

Thursday, 24th November 2011, Voice of The Children participated in a forum on eliminating violence against women and children. Ms. Sharmila Sekaran, the Chairperson of VOC, joined representatives from the Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development (KPWKM), the Sexual Crimes / Child Investigation Department of the Royal Malaysian Police...Read More »

UBS Global Philanthropy Forum: The Wealth Gap Challenge

paper dollsBy Quek Sue Yian Voice of the Children attended this forum hosted by UBS and found themselves in rather high octane company with speakers that included F.W. de Klerk, Christie Turlington, Edward Norton, Michael Bolton and representation from Scholl, Schwab, Bill and Melinda Gates, Pfizer, Peace Fund, World Bank, Professors...Read More »

Malaysia Day Celebration

VoC had a stall at the Malaysia Day street fair on Jalan Bangkung, and our wishing tree was a big success. This is VoC’s third year of participating in this event – it’s more fun every year. ...Read More »

Otak-Otak Internship Program

VoC was fortunate to have an intern placed with us for two months under the Otak-Otak program. Otak2 is an internship program designed to attract 50 of the brightest Malaysian minds studying overseas and match them with organisations from the private, public and non-profit sectors in Malaysia to give them...Read More »

LAWASIA Conference on "Children and the Law"

Four representatives from VoC attended the “Children and the Law” conference hosted by LAWASIA ( in May, 2011. The conference was attended by lawyers and other interested parties from all over Asia. Highlights included a passionate and moving keynote address by Diane Swales from UNICEF Thailand and a presentation by...Read More »

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