Empower rights of women, says Yeoh


Rapt attention: Yeoh looking at the exhibits during the 2018 Asean Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Show at KLCC. With Yeoh are UBM Malaysia co-chairman Tan Sri Panglima Mohd Azumi Mohamed (left) and Hong Seng Power Sdn Bhd branch manager Eric Teoh (right).

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of women taking up tertiary education courses is increasing but this is not reflected in higher level positions at the workplace, says Hannah Yeoh.

The Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister said some programmes had an enrolment of 60% to 70% of women while engineering courses also recorded an increase as well.

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