Women in Malaysia Petition Government for Equal Rights

Ninety women non-governmental organizations are proposing that the Malaysian government become more gender-sensitive by allowing women to have a voice in every aspect of the country’s development plan, the Eighth Malaysia Plan. Their proposal would give women voices in all areas including entrepreneurship, agriculture, and sports. Datuk Shahrizat, who is in charge of the women’s affairs department for the Prime Minister, said that the Prime Minister appeared


New Straits Times (Malaysia), Lexis-Nexis, 25 July

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