Academy to groom women leaders

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  • Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018

Planning ahead: (From left) Rodziah having a discussion with Chong Eng during a visit to her office.

GEORGE TOWN: Perhaps there were not enough capable women to take up posts in Cabinet, but a top-down policy is being drawn to address the shortage of women in Cabinet, said the Women, Family and Community Development Minister’s political secretary Rodziah Ismail.

Conceding that the Pakatan Harapan government fell short on its promise to have a Cabinet with 30% women, she said Malaysia had plenty of women leaders but perhaps they might not have the required quality or capacity.

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