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NEWS: 章瑛:兩性平等元素注入政策‧沈志強為女性出頭讚

News on the formation of the first ever Gender Mainstreaming Committee in a local government in Malaysia. MPSP adopted the Committee after I proposed it in my February MPSP full council adjourment speech. See english news here and my original speech here. ———- Source: Sin Chew 北馬 2011-02-25 15:43 (檳城‧大山腳)女性權益,男性一樣可以出頭爭取! 威省市政局昨日(24日)舉行二月份月常會議,新科市議員沈志強在休會演詞中,就為女性出頭,為女性說盡好話,並爭取到市政局主席莫達允諾設立臨時“性別觀點主流化委員會”,為市政局往後的政策注入關注兩性平等的元素。 大山腳國會議員章瑛也特地列席月常會議,為沈志強及威省市政局這項破天荒的決定打氣。 章瑛在新聞發佈會說,政府提呈的財政預算案,都必須考慮到男女性的個別需要。 確保資源有效分配

Ucapan penangguhan Mesyuarat Majlis Penuh MPSP Feb 2011 – Penubuhan J/k Pengarusperdanaan Gender

My adjournment speech at the MPSP 24 February 2011 full council meeting. In the speech, which I dedicated to the annual 8 March International Women’s Day, I call for the establishment of a Gender Mainstreaming Committee to review the local government’s policies to ensure gender justice. I also call for the local government to collect … Continue reading

NEWS: Council goes one up for women with new panel

View my original speech here. ———- Source: The Star BUKIT MERTAJAM: A Gender Mainstream-ing Ad-hoc Committee will be set up in the Seberang Prai Municipal Council to ensure gender fairness in the council’s policies and operations. Council president Mokhtar Mohd Jait said the committee would, among others, promote fairness in terms of job opportunities, wages, … Continue reading

Siapa Lim Kit Siang?

13 tahun yang lepas, seorang pelajar sekolah berumur 16 tahun marah pada orang tuanya kerana orang tuanya itu mengundi “Roket”. Budak mentah itu malah berkata, “kita patut berterima kasih kepada Barisan Nasional, ngapa undi “Rocket”? Lim Kit Siang itu pengacau, dia buat negara kecoh”. Tidak lama dahulu, ada orang bertanya pada saya, “Adakah Lim Kit … Continue reading