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Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality

LAUSANNE/ZURICH (Reuters) - Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago.

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again

ZURICH/GENEVA (Reuters) - Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families.

Mahfuz: Dress code for Muslims in private sector still being studied

KUALA LUMPUR: The guidelines for a proposed Muslim dress code in the private sector is still being studied by the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC), says Datuk Mahfuz Omar.

Stop sending perplexing messages to the public

From ASSOC PROF DR RAFIDAH HANIM MOKHTAR, President, Women’s Alliance for Family Institution and Quality Education (Wafiq).

Women powering on

The gender gap is still here, with women being outnumbered in top decision-making posts. But things are looking up, says a survey.

Eyeing balanced growth for women

PUTRAJAYA: Government and private agencies need to create a balanced environment in all spheres for the wellbeing of women, says the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.

Sarawak group urges govt to enact new laws to safeguard women's rights

KUCHING: In conjunction with International Women's Day on Friday (March 8), the Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) is calling on the government to take key steps to empower women towards equality.

Women outnumber men in fields such as medicine, dentistry, law and accountancy

PETALING JAYA: Dentists, lawyers, accountants and doctors – women in Malaysia have outnumbered men in these top professions.

Women’s rights groups renew push for gender equality law

KUALA LUMPUR: Women’s rights groups are renewing their calls for a Gender Equality Act to protect women from discrimination in various facets of life.

Women's groups renew calls to enact Gender Equality Act

KUALA LUMPUR: Women's and rights groups are renewing calls to urge the government to enact a Gender Equality Act as a mechanism to protect women from discrimination in various facets of life.