BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  Hannah Yeoh: We Need a Ministry of Children

Hannah Yeoh: We Need a Ministry of Children

Hannah Yeoh, MP for Segambut & Former Deputy Minister of Women, Family, and Community Development | Datuk Dr Hartini Zainudin, Child Rights Activist and Founder

06-Sep-21 14:00

Hannah Yeoh: We Need a Ministry of Children

Two weeks ago, after Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was appointed as Prime Minister, the former Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, Hannah Yeoh, called on the PM to establish a separate ministry to look after the needs of children in the country. Right now, children’s issues are largely addressed by the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, so why is having a separate ministry necessary? How will it help us better protect children’s rights and welfare? And, more importantly, is it the right time? YB Hannah Yeoh is joined by child rights activist and founder of Yayasan Chow Kit, Datuk Dr Hartini Zainudin, to share more about why it’s time for a Ministry of Children.

Image credit: Hannah Yeoh Facebook and Yayasan Chow Kit website.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureLive & LearnHannah YeohWan AzizahRina HarunSiti Zailahchildren’s rightsCOVID-19MCOlockdownchildren’s welfaremalnutritionSabahchild abuseGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingOther personality interviewsPolitics, News, Current AffairsPersonal FinanceInvestmentsFinancial LiteracyYoung FinancePersonal DevelopmentEntrpreneurshipSMEPoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal mattersEducation


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The Breakfast Grille Repeat: Izhar Hifnei Ismail, Acting CEO, Johor Petroleum Development...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Izhar Hifnei Ismail, Acting CEO, Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Carmen Lew, Founder, NIUD

11:05 AM

HerVantage

Lisa Surihani, Actress and Entrepreneur

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Bharath Vellore, Provenir’s General Manager for the APAC region

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Izhar Hifnei Ismail, Acting CEO, Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

tbc

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

Sustainability Solutions through the Danau Girang Field Centre

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Here’s What You Need To Know About Pituitary Tumours

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture Review

The Sandman

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

10:00 PM

The Pulse