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PRESS: Quota is good but not enough – Why Federal Government is pushing its duty on gender equality to the private sector?

280611 | Penang Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced yesterday that the government will compel the corporate sector to have at least 30% women in decision-making positions by 2016 (http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/compulsory-30pc–women–stake–in–top–level–posts–by-2016/) This is not a new thing; since 1995, the Malaysian government has ratified the United Naition’s Convention on the Elimination of All Forms … Continue reading

NEWS: Penang council initiates gender-sensitive budget

Source: GoodTimes The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) is set to become the first local government to have a gender responsive budgeting (GRB) policy. MPSP councillor Steven Sim said they are aiming to start a three-year plan by next year to implement GRB by 2015. Contrary to common beliefs, GRB is not about spending equally … Continue reading

NEWS: MPSP to table gender responsive budget

This was a “scary photo” of me by the Star, but the news is worth it all. ———- Source: The Star THE Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) will for the first time table a budget by 2015 which ensures that the needs of both male and female are met equally. Council secretary Rozali Mohamud said … Continue reading

Cleaner Greener & Healthier Penang – A Community Health Program

In conjunction with the Penang State Government’s “Cleaner Greener Penang” campaign which among others seeks to transform our beautiful state into a sustainable city of the future, my office, in collaboration with YB Chong Eng’s service centre, will be organizing a series of community health check programs in Bukit Mertajam with local Jawatankuasa Kemajuan dan … Continue reading