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MALAYSIA has exceeded the target of having at least 30% of women at the decision-making level of the public sector.

PAS: Kahwin awal lebih baik, ada suami jaga

PETALING JAYA: PAS menyifatkan cadangan usia minimum perkahwinan gadis Islam di negara ini dinaikkan kepada 18 tahun sebagai remeh dan bercanggah syariah Islam, kata ketua penerangan dewan ulamanya. Sebaliknya, Datuk Khairuddin Aman Razali menyokong had umur minimum 16 tahun yang dilaksanakan ketika ini, dengan alasan kehidupan mereka lebih baik dengan adanya penjagaan suami. “Kita tidak […]

Gerakan leader compared to Trump after sexist remarks

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 — Several female lawmakers accused a Gerakan leader of chauvinism today after he reportedly made sexist comments on women candidates, with one comparing him to US presidential hopeful Donald Trump. PKR’s Nurul Izzah Anwar labelled Gerakan legal and human rights bureau chief Baljit Singh as an “abhorrent chauvinist” for his alleged […]

Will Deepa’s daughter be allowed to practise Hindu faith, asks Teresa

With the dust barely settled on the custody battle between Hindu mother S. Deepa and her Muslim convert ex-husband, many questions remain unanswered over the fate of their two children, DAP said today. The party’s vice chairperson Teresa Kok who described yesterday Federal Court decision as “disappointing overall” said that one poser now was whether […]

More Malaysians will suffer Deepa, Indira’s fate if constitution unamended, DAP MP says

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The Federal Constitution needs to be amended to avoid more Malaysians from suffering the fate of Hindu mothers M. Indira Gandhi and S. Deepa — who were both forced into long legal battles for custody of their children, DAP MP Teresa Kok said today. Despite the Federal Court’s ruling yesterday […]

Henti membuli Nurul Izzah, jangan lari dari masalah serius, tumpu kepada isu

Hari ini, wanita PKR, DAP dan Amanah berkumpul dan adakan sidang akhbar untuk mendesak BN hentikan pembulian terhadap Nurul Izzah. Kenyataan kami adalah seperti berikut:— Kami merasa amat kecewa kerana kerajaan sanggup menumpukan perhatian ke atas satu isu kecil gambar foto, dan tidak pula menangani isu sebenar yang sedang merosakkan negara sekarang. Sememangnya isu foto […]

Stop bullying Nurul Izzah, don’t run away from serious problems, focus on real issues

Today I represented the DAP to attend the opening of PKR National Congress. After the opening of the congress, the women of DAP, Amanah and PKR came together to have press conference together. Below is our joint statement: It is very disheartening to see that the government would rather concentrate on a trivial issue of […]

DAP Wanita First National Congress

Today DAP Women’s section has successfully organized its first national congress. Although I am not holding any position in DAP Wanita, I am happy to see the quorum of the congress was met and there were not enough chairs for the delegates and observers.

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