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Topic: International Women's Day

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A leading Malaysian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist has accused the authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Leading LGBT activist Numan Afifi (pix) on Monday accused authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questioned by police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — A leading Malaysian LGBT+ activist today accused authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questioned by police.
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Heralded by the hashtag #balanceforbetter, this year’s International Women’s Day came with the call to create a gender-balanced working world.
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Malaya was born a democracy on Aug 31, 1957.
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IN CELEBRATION of International Women's Day, Morgan Philips Group paid homage to five inspiring female entrepreneurs within the online arena and named Sharala Axryd (pic), founder and chief executive ...
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BUKIT TINGGI: Guardian Malaysia has recently celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting a special two days, one night stay at The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort for their a few selected influencers, YouTubers and 20 winners from their campaign.
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MARCH 22 — After too many accusations, allegations and misinterpretation regarding International Women’s Day March in Malaysia, someone stood up in Parliament and spoke about it courageously.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Criminal investigations should not be initiated against the International Women’s Day March organisers just because of participation from representatives of the lesbian, g...
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Mujahid Yusof Rawa, the minister in charge of religious affairs, has carefully cultivated an image of himself as an open-minded political moderate and reformer, someone who stands apart from the rest ...
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Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has called for the government to cease "unnecessary" investigations against the organisers of the International Women's Day March for allegedly not providing enough no...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Pakatan Harapan MP has asked the government to explain its efforts to “combat the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender phenomenon” following the recent International Women's Day march.
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SEPANG, March 17 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will personally look into the cases of those who are being investigated f...
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The Star’s WOW Fiesta is back and this time the two-day event starting on Saturday, continues to empower and celebrate women, in conjunction with International Women's Day and The Star’s WOW-Women...
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COMMENT | The investigation into the International Women’s Day march for sedition and illegal assembly is the last thing I thought I would see under the present government.
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I REFER to the statement issued by the Jawatankuasa Hari Wanita Sedunia 2019 on March 14.
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PETALING JAYA: Today is the day! The WOW! Fiesta starts today at The Starling Mall in Damansara Uptown. Organised in celebration of International Women’s Day and The Star’s WOW-Women do Wonders campaign, the Fiesta has a varied line-up of activities to keep everyone happy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Top cop Mohamad Fuzi Harun today maintained that the organisers of last week’s International Women’s Day march had not followed proper procedure, amid calls for the authorities to ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There have yet to be any arrests made in connection with the toxic dumping incident in Pasir Gudang.
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Lawyer Syahredzan Johan has urged the police to cease all investigations against the organisers of the International Women's Day march last Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Human rights groups are urging the government to end the alleged victimisation of human rights defenders and marginalised communities.
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PETALING JAYA: The organisers of the International Women’s Day march on Saturday, which saw members of the LGBT community call for an end to violence based on gender and sexual orientation, are bein...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are human beings and Malaysian citizens whose rights must be recognised, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 14 — The ongoing police investigations against the organisers of the International Women’s Day march should be stopped as it is unwarranted and unnecessary, says lawyer Syahredza...
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KUALA LUMPUR: US Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir today called for peace among Malaysians, saying the protest against the LGBT community should not lead to violence.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 — The debate over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (LGBT) should never lead to violence, United States Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir said today.
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Lawyers for Liberty adviser N Surendran has described the Pakatan Harapan government's reaction to the International Women's Day march as 'shocking hypocrisy'.On Monday, Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Women hosts on Airbnb make up almost 50% of all hosts in Malaysia, and they earn an average annual income of RM5,793.94. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, Airbn...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Women hosts on Airbnb make up almost 50% of all hosts in Malaysia, and they earn an average annual income of RM5,793.94. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, Airbn...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police today recorded statements from three organisers of the rally held in conjunction with the International Women’s Day celebration which saw the participation of LGBT supporters an...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time befo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police today recorded statements from three organisers of the rally held in conjunction with the International Women’s Day celebration that saw participation of LGBT supporters at ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time before holding ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated tim...
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Terengganu Amanah has urged authorities to take stern action on those who "marred" International Women’s Day celebrations by including LGBT issues in a parade held at Dataran Merdeka last Saturday.
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LETTER | On the occasion of International Women's Day, it seems that a march in Kuala Lumpur also saw the shouts for the recognition of the LGBT community.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman indicated today that his ministry would propose amending the 10-day notice provision in the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 ― The 14th general election result showed Malaysians wanted to move on from the repressive policies of Barisan Nasional, Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s (PSM) women’s desk said ...
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Lawyers for Liberty advisor N Surendran has described Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's claim that the International Women's Day march did not have a permit as "outrageous".
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Organisers of the controversial International Women's Day march in the city centre demanding the protection of rights of women, in conjunction with International Women's Day, held the event without a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said today police have started a probe on the activists behind a rally defending the rights of the LGBT community.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — No permit was issued by the authorities to hold the International Women’s Day march to demand the protection of the rights of women and minorities near a shopping centre i...
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Organisers of the International Women's Day march on Saturday have restated their five key demands amid the backlash over the presence of LGBT participants in the demonstration.They said contrary to t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Deputy Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said today that the organisers of the International Women’s Day march will be called up to provide sta...
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MARCH 11 — Kuala Lumpur saw hundreds of people gathering for the annual International Women’s Day March over the weekend and, predictably enough, this led to some blowback due to certain perceived...
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MARCH 11 — This year's International Women’s Day theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” puts emphasis on the need to look at gender equality as a means to progress.
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MP SPEAKS | What we really need in Malaysia is a radical transformation of society based on equality and justice.
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It is dangerous to misunderstand that only the views of the majority matter in a democracy, warned Malaysian Representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Eric Pauls...
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has criticised those in Pakatan Harapan (PH) who singled out the participation of the LGBT community in the recent International Women’s Day march, calling t...
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MARCH 11 — What we really need in Malaysia is a radical transformation of the society based on equality and justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday (March 9), ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the International Women’s Day March here have defended the event as being about the fight for equal rights amid criticisms that it had LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) participants.
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THE article in The Star reflecting on International Women’s Day on March 8, “Eyeing balanced growth for women” (Nation, March 9; online at bit.ly/star_women), reminded us of the many blatant for...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has slammed the government for harassing women human rights activists and peaceful protestors.
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KUANTAN: Lynas Corporation was today told to stop finding excuses or delay in sending back “water leached purification” (WLP) waste produced by the factory to Australia before the September deadli...
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GEORGE TOWN: The door is still open for 22 tenants of the People’s Housing Project (PPR) at Taman Manggis to negotiate with the Penang government to find a solution, although the former have rejecte...
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PETALING JAYA: Democracy allows everyone, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, to express their views and concerns in a peaceful manner, says the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
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KINIGUIDE | The presence of LGBT participants at yesterday’s Women’s March in Kuala Lumpur has courted swift and growing backlash from both sides of the political divide.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has told the 22 families evicted from the Taman Manggis People’s Housing Project (PPR) that the door is still open for negotiations to find a solution although the...
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PETALING JAYA: As the debate over the rights of the LGBT community continues, electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 says democracy is about allowing all quarters to express their views and concerns in a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday (March 9), ...
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The door is still open for the 22 evicted tenants of the People’s Housing Project (PPR) at Taman Manggis to negotiate although the offer has been rejected several times, Penang Chief Minister Chow K...
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Marina Mahathir has accused Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa and Bersatu supreme council member Wan Saiful Wan Jan of trying to distract from the demands made at yester...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 10 — The Penang government still open its door to 22 tenants of the People’s Housing Project (PPR) at Taman Manggis to negotiate and find solution although the offer has been re...
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PETALING JAYA: Organisers of the International Women’s Day march have reiterated five demands, including ensuring women’s rights, amidst backlash over the presence of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) participants at the rally.
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Organisers of yesterday's International Women's Day march have restated their five key demands amid the backlash over the presence of LGBT participants in the demonstration.
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MARCH 10 ― The organisers of the International Women's Day march on March 9 would like to restate the five demands that brought together hundreds of supporters from all walks of life in Kuala Lumpur...
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INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day, marked on March 8, was a day to celebrate women’s achievements, and it was good to read many stories of women overcoming odds and attaining success.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has remained firm in its stand against the lifestyle of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) groups and the practice will not be allowed in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government says it is firm in opposing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups, following calls during a rally in Kuala Lumpur to recognise their rights.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is disappointing that child marriages are still not banned in Malaysia, said Sisters in Islam (SIS) representative Sarinah Salleh.
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A large group of people took to the streets near Sogo, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday morning to march for women's rights in conjunction with International Women's Day.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — A minister today reaffirmed that the government does not accept the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s practices here, following a march where the co...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (pix), will leave it to the Federal Government to announce a matter pertaining to stamp duty revenue which was raised by the stat...
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KUCHING, March 9 — A total of 30 women entrepreneurs in Kuching and Lundu received business grants from the Sarawak Women and Family Department (JWKS) in conjunction with the International Women’s...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg will leave it to the federal government to decide on the issue of stamp duty revenue which was raised by the state and Sabah in their discussion with...
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KUCHING, March 9 — Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, will leave it to the Federal Government to announce a matter pertaining to stamp duty revenue which was raised by th...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, will leave it to the Federal Government to announce a matter pertaining to stamp duty revenue which was raised by the state and ...
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Wearing purple and raising their fists, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets of Madrid, Spain on International Women's Day on Friday calling for greater gender equality.
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In conjunction with the International Women’s Day, Malaysia Airlines Berhad operated a special flight to honour the women who helped the company flourish.The women, who hold several key roles includ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Merit and capability are important factors in determining the ultimate objective of the 30% women’s participation as decision makers in an organisation being achieved.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 1,000 people took to the streets near Sogo KL on Saturday (March 9) morning to march for women's rights in conjunction with International Women's Day.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 9): The Highland Towers Condominium (pictured) which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minist...
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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on International Women’s Day on Friday ordered the release of all women arrested in connection with anti-government demonstrations, hours after protesters marched ...
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The US women’s national soccer team sued the US Soccer Federation on Friday with allegations of gender discrimination just three months before they open their World Cup title defence in France.
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MANILA: The prime minister’s wife, Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, today advised all parents not to fall for the mistaken ideas and false information about vaccination being bandied about by the anti-vacci...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): The Highland Towers Condominium which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh tonight pledged a RM10,000 allocation from her ministry for the Malaysian AIDS Council.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Highland Towers Condominium, which has been left neglected for more than 25 years, will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddi...
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MANILA, March 8 — Prime Minister’s wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali today advised all parents not to fall for the mistaken idea and false information about vaccination which are being bandied abou...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 8 ― The Highland Towers Condominium which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zurai...
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SHAH ALAM (March 8): Selangor is the only State with 30 percent participation of women in executive bodies, namely in the State Executive Council, in line with the theme of International Women's Day t...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): Led by Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin, Malaysia's Housing and Local Government Ministry celebrated International Women’s Day in a big way with a fun-filled day of activities includ...
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SHAH ALAM, March 8 — Selangor is the only state with 30 per cent participation of women in executive bodies, namely in the state executive council, in line with the theme of International Women's Da...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) has called on all government and private agencies to create a balanced environment in all spheres for the well-being of women.
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Today’s tech industry in general is incredibly fast-moving, full of innovation, constantly evolving to introduce and adopt new trends.
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Today's Google Doodle features quotes by 13 women icons, visualised by a global array of women designers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) said a comprehensive support system should be drawn up to help empower women in the economic, social and political spheres...
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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.