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Finding Humane Ways To Address Unwanted Pregnancies

Sharmila Sekaran, Chairperson, Voice of the Children | Noraini Hashim, Trustee, OrphanCare Foundation

21-Jul-20 19:00

Finding Humane Ways To Address Unwanted Pregnancies

A college student was charged recently under the Penal Code for killing her newborn daughter. If she's convicted, she could face a death penalty. But is a punitive approach humane, and will it actually reduce the incidence of baby abandonments in the country? We speak with Sharmila Sekaran and Noraini Hashim to understand the complexities behind the problem.

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Tasha Fusil

Presented by: Hezril Asyraaf, Kelvin Yee


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Categories:  PoliticsLaw and Legal MattersSocial Issues

Tags:  Evening EditionUnwanted PregnanciesBaby AbandonmentsWomens RightsChild RightsDeath Penalty


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