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Rising number of unwed mothers raises alarm

KUCHING - The numbers of unwed mothers in Sarawak are staggering stated Welfare, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah, who urged mothers to impart religious and moral values to their children to curb the trend.

"Mothers are their children's educators, inspirations and role models," said Fatimah during a Mothers Day celebration organised by the Single Mother's Association yesterday.

Last year, Sarawak General Hospital records 827 births by unwed mothers, with the number growing annually. Four years ago, there were 703 babies born.

"With the right nurturing, mothers can shape their children's future and character. The young need a good guidance to walk away from the wrong path of life," said Fatimah.

"Some of these mothers gave birth as early as 13, and studies show that pregnancy at an early age poses a health hazard to the mother and the baby."

readers' comments

Invite all of them to Singapore and take up Citizenship here. Our government will look after them....Afterall, Singapore need more babies, right?....

Posted by kooldog59 on Wed, 15 May 2013 at 00:22 AM

Meaning more abortions?
Young couples dont really care a damn, I love you, you love me, so can do this.
In the end, who suffer? The girl, not the boy.
Posted by hfourhappy on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 16:45 PM

Actually, Cannot blame the husbands for not doing much!!! I know of many women always complaining about their husbands....But when I inquired why, I realized it is they who created the monster that they loath!!!

Meaning, They will willingly pamper the husbands and do everything for the husbands, to make sure their husbands give them the attention they crave and can't live without them!!! once they achieve that, they than start to wonder why they husband have to constantly be taken care of :rolleyes:
Posted by SingaporeUncle on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 16:43 PM
Modern day miracles :D:D....So many virgin Births :eek: So Blessed leh Malaysia:p
Posted by SingaporeUncle on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 15:52 PM
Wonderful to be a mother. Horrible to be wife.
Husband behave worst and give more trouble then the kids.

My muslim friend's husband.... can't even serve himself a plate of rice.
Kids can do so much more then the husband.
Posted by Beep1234 on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 15:18 PM
Posted by maipenrai on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 14:54 PM
I see. No worry ... he won't scold me de :p
Posted by mystrawberry on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 13:43 PM
No lah ... not they "not allow to do the 'act'" ... its they do the hand-act also no shiok shiok happy happy sextisfaction ... so must die die dip it inside the wet wet baton-container with tight tight gripping effect then can enjoy and have sextisfaction lah ... U dont keep exposing PTB and his orang utan thing lah .... wait he hangry and changeface .... :p :D :D

Posted by Small Fly on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 13:41 PM
The moral of the story - malaysia boleh, why we carE?
Posted by Hehehehaha on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 13:40 PM

You mean they not allow to do the 'act'? Okay must ask PTB to pull out the orang utan with big balls photo liao. Explode!
Posted by mystrawberry on Tue, 14 May 2013 at 13:30 PM

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