Tag: James Nayagam
Activists divided over a recent court decision to award compensation to a bully victim.
Aktivis hak kanak-kanak, James Nayagam dan Pakar psikologi, Geshina Ayu Mat Saat berkata, penukaran agama sebelah pihak akan menyebabkan kanak-kanak berdepan trauma, kekeliruan dan penderitaan.
James Nayagam says a divorce between spouses of different religions can cause deep trauma in children because of the likelihood of heightened animosity between the parents.
Activist says government agencies are reluctant to get involved because the schools come under Islamic administration.
USM's Mohd Taufik Mohammad says parents must familiarise themselves with the issue and teach children not to speak to strangers.
James Nayagam says shariah and civil laws must be aligned in the best interests of children in matters such as child marriage and care.
No amount of military training, exercises or drills will help resolve the underlying issues that cause some youths to stray off the right path, says James Nayagam.
Clinical psychologist at private university says boy accused of raping a six-year-old girl in Melaka may not comprehend seriousness of his action.
Suriana Welfare Society chairman James Nayagam wants the education system to play a bigger role in stopping students from dropping out of schools.
Many students believe they should be the ones addressing the issue rather than participating in the usual programmes planned and implemented by adults and the authorities.
Children's rights activist, James Nayagam, says survey by his NGO shows most hostel wardens admit prevalence of child sexual abuse.
He says those who refuse to be members are beaten up and even teachers are afraid of these student gangsters.
Child rights activist James Nayagam warns that in cases where a child is abandoned, the relevant authorities must be informed promptly.
A non-governmental welfare organisation will set up a facility to help victims face the aftermath of abuse.
According to James Nayagam, corporal punishment is abuse and against the law.
Child rights activist says Malaysia's system is outdated, and an estimated 750,000 cases of child abuse occur every year.
A child rights activist tells of illegal clinics that snatch babies from their mothers.
Disebabkan penyebaran maklumat yang pantas, murid sekolah zaman ini lebih terdedah kepada laporan berita dan ini sedikit sebanyak mempengaruhi kelakuan mereka.
James Nayagam percaya pendekatan yang lebih lembut boleh mendisiplinkan pelajar.
Many cases are unreported, and even when they are, investigations are challenging and the court process takes a long time, says an activist.
James Nayagam claims that a soft approach to disciplining students can produce better results.
Survivors of human trafficking are entitled to assistance, protection and access to justice regardless of their residence status or whether perpetrators are identified and prosecuted.
Activist James Nayagam says it is part of Malaysia's obligation, after signing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, to look after the interests of these children.
Condition of lock-ups affecting morale of both detainees and police officers, says Suhakam Commissioner James Nayagam.
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