Victimization on Malaysian Elderly in a Contemporary Society

Asiah, Abidin and Jal Zabdi, Mohd Yusoff and Kamaliah, Salleh (2015) Victimization on Malaysian Elderly in a Contemporary Society. In: National seminar on Protecting Elderly against Abuse and Neglect,, 19 November 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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The elderly have been identified as a vulnerable group. Due to their vulnerability, they should be protected. However, in a contemporary society, they have been made victims of various crimes and mistreatment. The aims of this article are to discuss the position of the elderly according to Malaysian Constitution and situations where they had become victims in Malaysian society in terms of crime, violence, abuse and neglect. Based on the secondary data obtained from Royal Malaysia Police and Social Welfare Department, the statistics will be analysed to provide an insight on the victimization on Malaysian elderly.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law & International Relations
Depositing User: Muhammad Akmal Azhar
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2020 01:31
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2020 02:24

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