Kuala Lumpur Po Leung Kuk


Kuala Lumpur Po Leung Kuk

In 1878, a group of local Chinese in Hong Kong presented a petition to the Governor of Hong Kong, John Pope Hennessy to set up the Po Leung Kuk to rescue the kidnapped victims. The main objective of Po Leung Kuk is to care for the young and protect the innocent.

The Kuala Lumpur Po Leung Kuk Committee was established in 1895 under the administration of Mrs. Daly. [Sickness and the State: Health and Illness in Colonial Malaya, 1870-1940 By Lenore Manderson Published by Cambridge University Press, 2002; ISBN 0521524482, 9780521524483; p. 193]

References

ee Also

*Po Leung Kuk
* [http://www.poleungkuk.org.hk/ Hong Kong Po Leung Kuk website.]
*Kuala Lumpur Po Leung Kuk
*Singapore Po Leung Kuk
*The Penang Po Leung Kuk: Chinese Women, Prostitution and a Welfare Organisation By Neil Khor Jin Keong and Khoo Keat Siew


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