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Women’s participation in political and public life


Rusni Tajari


Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

Policy Code:

2c Women

Problem Statement / Issue:

Malaysia has 14.4% of female representation in parliament and is lacking in other leadership and law making roles. The 30% (state where the benchmark is from) has not been achieved

Value(s) and Belief(s):

To institutionalise women participation in political and public life

Proposal of Solution and Call to Action:

1) Implement a zero-tolerance policy towards GBV and discrimination, including by amending the Parliamentary standing orders.

2) Implement and institutionalise 30% quota for women representation in state and federal-level decision making bodies


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Nilai-nilai & Kepercayaan:


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