Jagdeep: Still low number of women running for public office


Only five women have been appointed as MBPP councillors and four women as MBSP councillors this year, says Jagdeep.

THE shortage of women willing to come forward and hold public office still besets Penang.

There are only nine women nominees, filling 19% of the city councillor positions this year, instead of the targeted 30%.

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