Reg­is­tra­tion of 53 kindies re­voked last year

The Star Malaysia - - Nation -

THE reg­is­tra­tion of 53 kinder­gartens and 18 nurs­eries were re­voked last year, said the Women, Fam­ily and Com­mu­nity Devel­op­ment Min­istry.

The min­istry, in a writ­ten re­ply, said that 10 kinder­gartens and nine nurs­eries were charged in court dur­ing the same pe­riod.

“The So­cial Wel­fare De­part­ment has is­sued writ­ten di­rec­tives to 42 kinder­gartens and 16 nurs­eries while nine kinder­gartens and three nurs­eries were sealed from Jan­uary to De­cem­ber last year.

“At the same time, 14 kinder­gartens and four nurs­eries were is­sued com­pounds while three nurs­eries were or­dered to close tem­po­rar­ily,” the min­istry stated in re­ply to Nas­rudin Has­san (PASTe­mer­loh) who asked what ac­tions were taken to tackle child abuse at kinder­gartens and nurs­eries. — Ber­nama

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