When You Can't Keep Quiet About Gender Discrimination
Ding Jo-Ann, Adviser, Centre for Independent Journalism
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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.
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Produced by: Adeline Choong, Azlyna Mohd Noor
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Categories: Politics, Social Issues, law & legal matters
Tags: Evening Edition, Parliament, Dewan Rakyat, Politics, Sexism, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Azhar Harun, Art Harun, Hannah Yeoh, Kasthuri Patto, Social Issues,