DPM is confident numbers will go up if public-listed companies commit themselves towards achieving 30 pct goal.
COMMENT | A human rights-based approach cannot be guaranteed with privatisation.
These include enacting laws like the Sexual Harassment Act and setting up the parliamentary committee to address gender issues.
This is vital to assist the government in initiating the necessary legal reforms, they say.
New strategy to boost birthrates includes improving workplace conditions and allowing mums to give own last names to babies.
This comes amid growing concerns about sexism in the tech world, after walkout by Google employees last week.
COMMENT | Right now, we just need capable people there, regardless of anatomy.
COMMENT | Gender does not just operate within the political machinery; it is very much present on the ground.
Women's Ministry will discuss the matter with AG, along with drafting of Gender Equality Bill, says Wan Azizah.
LETTER | In GE14, many women came out to vote for change and, in fact, outnumbered male voters.
COMMENT | Patriarchy is deep-rooted in our society, with neither side immune.
LETTER | The right to determination of gender is a personal choice and individual’s private right.
More maternity leave benefits mothers, newborns and fathers; thus, improving Malaysian society in general.
COMMENT | Malaysia currently ranks 156th out of 190 countries in terms of female representation in parliament.
Rohani says this in response to misogynistic remarks by Ku Nan, Dr M and Shabudin.
MP SPEAKS | The gov’t must not rest on its laurels for implementing a long-overdue measure.
COMMENT | Now, what we need most is for enforcement of this law to be made effective.
MALAYSIANS KINI | A socially-conscious brand seeks out transgender models to send a message of empowerment.
The Bollywood sports biopic confronts gender stereotypes, but its theme harkens to patriarchy.
MALAYSIANS KINI | Yu Ren Chung says women sparked his interest in gender equality.
Women and girls are still regularly subjected to violence and discrimination, with limited recourse in the law, says JAG.