Refugees can’t afford doctors, choose life of pain, says NGO

Source: FMT News

PETALING JAYA: A child rights activist has urged society to help in making sure children never feel the need to run away from home.

This comes after a Bernama report revealed that a 12-year-old girl had fled from her home in Taman Puchong Prima, Puchong, near here late at night after claiming to have been often abused with a cane by her father.

A passerby found her at a petrol station at 12.30am on Monday and took her to a police station.

Speaking to FMT, Voice of Children executive director Sharmila Sekaran said running away from home should never be an option. Read more