Gender equality is not alive and well in the legal profession

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  • Thursday, 26 Jun 2014

Eye-opening: Association of Women Lawyers president Meera Samanther revealed that a recent baseline study shows that gender equality is not alive and well in the legal profession in Malaysia.

Lawyers fight for justice for others but women lawyers seem no better equipped to fend off discriminatory employment practices and sexual harassment.

"She just jiggles and the files will come running. No need to do anything. For women lawyers it comes easy, just sleep your way up.

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