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When You Can't Keep Quiet About Gender Discrimination

Ding Jo-Ann, Adviser, Centre for Independent Journalism

30-Jul-21 17:00

When You Can't Keep Quiet About Gender Discrimination

This week, the Dewan Rakyat Speaker snapped at and muted the mics of three women MPs, amid their requests for time extensions to deliberate in Parliament. We look into the long standing issues of sexism in Parliament, and why the phrase "tolong diam, boleh tak?", does equate to gender discrimination.

Image Source: S.O, Shutterstock

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Azlyna Mohd Noor

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

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Tags:  Evening EditionParliamentDewan RakyatPoliticsSexismGender DiscriminationGender EqualityAzhar HarunArt HarunHannah YeohKasthuri PattoSocial IssuesGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current AffairsPoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal matters

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