Haniza Talha says current guidelines to address workplace sexual harassment are insufficient.
Most cases involve women who try to end relationships with abusive partners, says the Women's Aid Organisation.
Her cousin committed suicide after seeing her condition.
This comes amid growing concerns about sexism in the tech world, after walkout by Google employees last week.
BUDGET 2019 | The gov't will allocate RM10 million for the setting up of 50 childcare centres to ease the burden of working mothers.
The award recognises women using science, technology and innovation to address challenges in the region.
Among the Asean countries, Malaysia ranks higher only to Indonesia.
COMMENT | It’s an eternal struggle globally, between one’s chosen name and true nature.
UPDATED 1.03PM | Continued inaction against child marriages turning Malaysia into a "haven for paedophiles", the human rights group says.
All sanitary pads now 100 percent exempt from tax, says interim finance minister Piyush Goyal.
UPDATED 3.34PM | Currently the percentage of women in the Cabinet stands at 18 percent, says public policy think tank.
Wanita Harapan chief stresses that the quota is still a priority, and that it will be achieved 'one day'.
For the first time, June 30 is celebrated as the International Day of Parliamentarism.
UPDATED 6.11PM | However, the ultimate decision still lies with the prime minister, Wan Azizah says.
COMMENT | Gender does not just operate within the political machinery; it is very much present on the ground.
LETTER | There should be no restriction on women to partake in any rituals in temples.
She calls for the implementation of a Sexual Harassment Act and other laws to ensure women's safety.
Women's Ministry will discuss the matter with AG, along with drafting of Gender Equality Bill, says Wan Azizah.
Activists are angered over the low number of women so far appointed to national and state governments.
COMMENT | Many women workers are exposed to highly toxic chemicals, and earn less than RM40 per day.
Wife of BN chief points to increased job opportunities and access to education for women.
Preacher comes up with a religious twist to International Women's Day.
According to a Grant Thornton report, number of women in these roles exceeds global average.
ADUN SPEAKS | We cannot reach 100pct of our potential if 50pct of the population cannot.
‘We need validation that our experiences with Islam don’t have to be the same as others.’
Even the 'progressives' are blanking out the voices of women.
LETTER | My faith makes me realise it is a privilege and honour to be a woman.
LETTER | Violence towards women happens all too frequently and there is a need for a safe environment for them.
We need to empower women, but this should be based on merit, not gender.