Rally organisers: We’re fighting for equal rights


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  • Monday, 11 Mar 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the International Women’s Day March here have defended the event as being about the fight for equal rights amid criticisms that it had LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) participants.

The organisers of the #Womens­MarchMy this year instead reitera­ted its five demands including ensuring women’s rights, an end to violence based on gender and sexual orientation, a ban on child marriage and a minimum wage of RM1,800.

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