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KOTA KINABALU: The rising cases of infant mortality in the country could possibly be resolved if Sabah’s longstanding illegal migrant population issues are dealt with, say social workers.
PETALING JAYA: The large number of ministers and deputy ministers in the Perikatan Nasional Cabinet shows that it is created merely to please the parties involved, say Pakatan Harapan leaders.
WOMEN’s rights and the conversations surrounding them have shifted dramatically over the last few years. While claims towards women’s equality have become more mainstream – our legal system still has a very long way to go catch up.
NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Kazakhstan is going through a chess boom whose poster children - unusually for its patriarchal society - are young female players who have far outperformed men.
Voluntary child marriages still pose the same risks as forced unions, including health problems.
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Government is stepping up its efforts to get the states’ to change their laws on child marriage and to raise the marrying age to 18 nationwide.
PUTRAJAYA: The government has outlined seven objectives, 17 strategies and 58 programmes and actions to address issues of child marriage through a five-year strategic plan.
JAKARTA: “Women rise, women seek justice!” went the chant that was repeated throughout the Perempuan Meruwat Negeri (Women Heal the Nation) demonstration in Central Jakarta on Sunday (Dec 22).
We have made great strides in protecting basic human rights and freedoms, but there are always threats to counter. We fight best when we fight together.
KUALA LUMPUR: All should respect the government’s decision to have Jawi script taught to pupils in Chinese and Tamil schools following a court ruling allowing this to be taught in vernacular schools, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.