Anderson Selvasegaram is the Executive Director of SUKA Society,and represents Southeast Asia on the IDC International Advisory Committee. He founded the organisation in 2010 as a solution focused organisation in the area of protecting and preserving the best interest of children. The organisation is working towards creating alternative to detention initiatives for children affected by arrest and detention. In 2015, SUKA Society won the UN Malaysia Award in conjunction with the recent United Nations 70th Anniversary. Anderson has a Bachelor of Science degree from University Putra Malaysia. He sits on a joint government-NGO working group to pilot alternatives to detention for unaccompanied and separated minors currently in Malaysia.
SUKA Society (or Persatuan Kebajikan Suara Kanak-kanak Malaysia) is a registered Non Governmental Organization set up to protect and to preserve the best interests of children. SUKA Society works to ensure that children in crisis situations, such as a trafficked children and children in detention, receive fair and just treatment. Find out more.