When a parent fails a child, the state must act to support children; there are laws to ensure this happens. Society at large also has a responsibility to voice its concerns and make a call for action.
Following a recent conversation with her son, our Kuching-based columnist says it is high time to introduce sex education in schools as children must also be taught about self-worth and mutual respect.
The recent death of yet another young child from diphtheria, an easily preventable disease by immunisation, is a national tragedy, writes senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS.
Children deserve to spend time outdoors or participate in creative play with the most basic things like rocks or even cardboard boxes.