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Nation 19 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Review gender bias policies on cabin crew, groups tell MAS

After facing the challenges of pregnancy and childbirth, former Malaysia Airlines stewardess Dollie Tan, 43, didn't think she could handle the pressure of having to lose weight before she could fly again.

Lifestyle 19 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Advancing women's rights in Malaysia

It didn't really strike any new notes. But the pledge by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to forge ahead with the battle against gender discrimination was still music to the ears for advocacy groups who have been fighting for more than 20 years.

Letters 18 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Declarations alone won’t ensure full implementation

From PREMA DEVARAJ, Women's Centre for Change,Penang.I>(via e-mail)/I>

Nation 13 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Move to review gender biased laws welcomed

Women's groups welcome the statement by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi that all laws and regulations that are gender biased will be reviewed or amended to ensure equality for women.

Nation 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Economy expected to improve

The Week that was....compiled by IVY SOON (Aug 22-28)

Nation 23 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Make marital rape a crime’

Every year, more than 70 wives complain that their husbands have raped them but the authorities can do nothing because marital rape is not a crime in Malaysia.

Nation 17 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Group: Come down hard on sex fiends

A women's action umbrella group has suggested to the Select Parliamentary Committee, set up to study the Penal Code (Amendment) 2004 Bill and Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill 2004, to come down hard on sex offenders.

Nation 17 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Group: Come down hard on sex fiends

A women's action umbrella group has suggested to the Select Parliamentary Committee, set up to study the Penal Code (Amendment) 2004 Bill and Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill 2004, to come down hard on sex offenders.

Nation 07 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mixed reaction to action plan

Vetting of those with jobs that require close contact with children as a way to prevent sex crimes should involve the employers, said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and trade unions.

Letters 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Seek public view on changes

From LOH CHENG KOOI,Executive Director,Women's Centre for Change, Penang, On behalf of Joint Action Group Against Violence Against Women