Search Results for Tag: Malaysia
MANY countries have long had female prime ministers, but not Malaysia. The appointment of a female deputy prime minister on May 10th – a day after the country’s momentous 14th general election (GE14) – was a first.
Date05.06.2018 | 12:11
TagsAnwar Ibrahim, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Elle Wong, Empower, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, National Council of Women’s Organizations, NCWO, women's rights
WHEN other 13-year-olds were frequenting fast food joints, Kamini Manikam decided to become vegetarian after reading a book about cruelty to animals.
Date03.05.2018 | 10:07
Tagsbharatanatyam, HeART, India, Kamini Manikam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Violence against women, women, WOWGA Creativarium
WHILE reading a business report last month that listed Malaysia’s top 40 richest people (in 2017), it struck me that only one of them was a woman. And she ranks 19th at that.
Date07.03.2018 | 16:04
Tags#PressforProgress, Cedaw Committee, Elle Wong, female genital mutilation, FGM, International Women’s Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marital rape, sexual harassment, Stock Exchange, women's rights