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Family 21 May 2018 | 5:15 PM

Malaysian women are pinning their hopes on Dr Wan Azizah

New governance has renewed women’s resolve to push their agenda forward, pinning their hopes on Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the Women and Family Development Minister.

Nation 21 May 2018 | 10:24 AM

The time is now: Ensure Cabinet is 30% women

KUALA LUMPUR: If the Cabinet will have 25 ministries, as proposed by the Pakatan Harapan government, at least eight ministers should be women.

Nation 19 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Women see hope with Wan Azizah

PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as Women and Family De­­velopment Minister has given wo­­men renewed hope that the inequalities they face will be addressed.

Nation 18 May 2018 | 5:42 AM

Promote gender equality and fulfil 30% women participation in Govt, urges NGOs

PETALING JAYA: The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has urged Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and Pakatan Harapan to ensure at least one-third women's representation in the Federal and state government.

Nation 08 Mar 2018 | 1:46 PM

Political parties urged to endorse recently launched Women's Manifesto

PETALING JAYA: Political parties and candidates are urged to endorse the recently launched Women's Manifesto to champion women's rights in Malaysia.

Nation 06 Feb 2018 | 10:05 AM

NGOs call for a 'safe space' for sexual abuse victims to be heard

PETALING JAYA: Women's rights organisations in Malaysia are calling for a "safe space" where women can speak up on sexual violence and harassment.

Nation 12 Nov 2017 | 3:00 AM

Sexual harassment law must cover everybody, everywhere, every time

PETALING JAYA: Two major women’s umbrella bodies in the country are working with the Women, Family and Community Develop­ment Ministry to revive a proposed sexual harassment law that has been talked about for more than a decade.

Nation 12 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

An Act that is called for

Someone I met for (freelance) work wouldn’t stop messaging me on WhatsApp. First it was just friendly but later it became flirtatious. He started badgering me to hook up. When I called him out after he ignored my many ‘no’s, he screencaptured our exchanges and posted them on Facebook, calling me a ***tease.

Nation 03 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

An eye on the reps

NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisations have been tracking election candidates since 1999 to see whether they deliver on their promises. But for the first time since the 13th general election, the Government has also been keeping track of campaign pledges.

Family 21 Jul 2017 | 5:02 AM

The proposed Domestic Violence (Amendments) Act 2017 in Malaysia puts victims’ safety at forefront

The amendments offer more urgent protection for victims and will even address financial abuse of the elderly by family members.