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Feminist News


June-30-00

Malaysia Creates Women's Bureau With Focus On Economics

Malaysia will establish a women's bureau to enlarge its focus on women involved with consumer issues. The increased participation of women in the workforce and in the economy has forced this change, expressed Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Minister of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry. The bureau, which will seek employment from women, would also welcome cooperation with existing women's associations.

Media Resources: New Straits Times, Lexis Nexis June 30, 2000