The Dilemma of Abandoned Babies Needs a Unified Approach

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Nalla, Zarina. 2011. “The Dilemma of Abandoned Babies Needs a Unified Approach”. Islam and Civilisational Renewal </Br> ICR Journal 3 (1).


The abandoning of babies has reached new heights in Malaysia. According to the police in Kuala Lumpur, in January 2011 alone 19 babies were abandoned nationwide of which, fortunately, 13 survived. Since 2005, the total figure is 517, of which 287 babies did not survive. During this period, 37 people have been apprehended for this crime and the police have charged 22 women and five men. Lack of information is the greatest hurdle faced by the police.


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