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Nation 02 Aug 2018 | 10:06 AM

Put sexual harassment victims' welfare first, NGOs tell Health Ministry

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry needs to place the interest of victims at the centre of its investigation on the alleged sexual harassment and abuses of housemen by the department the head of an orthopaedics department at a hospital in the Klang Valley.

Nation 02 Aug 2018 | 3:43 AM

‘Angry Muslim father’ writes open letter to Wan Azizah over child bride issue

PETALING JAYA: The 40-year-old Muslim father who started an online petition asking for child marriages to be outlawed has written a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister over her lack of action.

Nation 02 Aug 2018 | 3:35 AM

Women's groups slam Wan Azizah for not charging child bride case man

PETALING JAYA: A coalition of women's groups has slammed Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail for insisting that further investigation is needed in order to charge a 41-year-old Kelantanese man who married an 11-year-old Thai girl.

Nation 26 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Nationality laws are unfair’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government has been urged to change nationality laws so that Malaysian women and men share equal rights to confer citizenship on their children and spouses.

Nation 02 Jul 2018 | 9:58 AM

Petition calling for end of child marriage gains traction

PETALING JAYA: Fearful of another underage marriage making headlines, Malaysians have started a petition calling for the end of marriages under the age of 18.

Nation 01 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Child bride a serious matter

ALOR SETAR: Deputy Prime Minis­ter Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the Government is ta­king the matter of an 11-year-old child bride seriously.

Nation 08 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jaheaik denies conducting ‘forced stripping’ raid

KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Islamic Religious Affairs Department (Jaheaik) has denied its involvement in an alleged khalwat raid where two students were stripped naked before photographs and video recordings were taken.

Nation 25 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Eyeing EPF for housewives

PUTRAJAYA: Housewives may be able to contribute to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) once a proper mechanism is put in place, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Nation 23 May 2018 | 9:19 AM

Wanita MCA urges government to fulfil 30% female representation in Cabinet

PETALING JAYA: Wanita MCA supports the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) in urging the Pakatan Harapan government to fulfil their promise of 30% female representation in the Cabinet, said Datuk Heng Seai Kie.

Nation 22 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Fulfil 30% women in Cabinet pledge’

KUALA LUMPUR: There should be at least eight female ministers if the new Cabinet comprises 25 ministries.