The Dilemma of Abandoned Babies Needs a Unified Approach

Nalla, Zarina
October 2011
Islam & Civilisational Renewal;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p200
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the issue concerning the increasing number of abandoned babies in Malaysia. It is noted that a total of 517 babies were abandoned since 2005, and that majority of these babies belonged to Muslim Malays. Moreover, the author cites a multi-faceted solution to address the social problem which involves the use of tools that encourage abstinence, education on safe sex, and provision of options to young mothers with unwanted babies.


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