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Roundtable discussion to address abuse of elderly

PETALING JAYA, The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry will hold a roundtable discussion on issues involving senior citizens, including being abandoned or abused by their children.

Its Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh said the discussion would involve non-governmental organisations and related ministries.

“The abuse of senior citizens often involves family members, so there’s no point of having a brilliant legislation when we have no one reporting (the cases).

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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