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

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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: Penang council initiates gender-sensitive budget