With the scarce data, it is as if child labour doesn’t exist in Malaysia. Even so, the instances of child labour are pervasive in marginalised communities, hidden away in the crevices of the plantation in East Malaysia, in urban slums such as Chow Kit and amongst the invisible children that
The devastating effects of climate change hit vulnerable communities the hardest. In this whitepaper, we analyze the impacts of climate-change on Malaysia’s poor using the Multidimensional Poverty Index.
For many refugees, their hardships do not end upon leaving places of conflict and strife – they persist even as they migrate elsewhere. This paper discusses the livelihoods and the challenges faced by refugees residing in Malaysia.
A stateless person has no legal bond between any government or country. Without legal documentation, no government is obliged to provide basic citizen rights such as access to education, healthcare, employment, housing options and protection.
With property prices skyrocketing, one must wonder whether the younger B40s can afford to purchase their own home. Are there enough options for low-income earners? What are some ways to realise their dreams to own personal homes?
The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) reveals a broader outlook on the varying levels of Malaysian poverty in terms of health, education and standard of living.
Malaysia is set to become a high-income nation by 2025, but the benefits are unlikely to reward all groups with equal measure. Here, we unpack the struggles faced by the urban poor and potential ways to alleviate its impacts.
Although poverty does not automatically determine a person’s health status, it does influence it to a great extent. Download this whitepaper as it briefly outlines seven healthcare trends among those in the low-income group.
This article explores three interesting facts that we found out about the B40 community in Malaysia. It may help you to understand that people in poverty face a web of food and nutrition related issues and they require an array of interventions.
Globally, as it stands, a whopping 650 million girls have gotten married before the age of 18 years old. According to Unicef, this number increases by 12 million every year. Nearly 30% of global child marriages happen in the South Asian region.
Shocking Facts Of Malaysia’s Education Gap. Read our whitepaper to discover more about the education inequality in Malaysia.
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