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Youth group calls for political will to decriminalise suicide
Published:  Sep 10, 2021 1:11 AM
Updated: 1:11 AM

The government has been urged to decriminalise suicide to stop the stigma surrounding mental health in Malaysia.

Youth in Politics (YPolitics), a local youth-led group, said it demands political will in the country to put an end to the criminalisation of suicide and replace punishments with mental health rehabilitation.

“We condemn issuing fines and jail time as a response to those suffering from severe mental health problems...

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