Female Representation In Malaysian Politics
Dr. Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, Nottingham University Malaysia | Michelle Ng, Subang Jaya Assemblywoman | Qyira Yusri, Co-Founder of Undi18 and 111 Initiative
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Bersatu lawmaker Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin was recently quoted saying that parties should field more women candidates in ""winnable seats"", to increase female representation in politics. We first dissect the statement itself and whether this is the way to go. Then we speak to a female ADUN about what it’s like being a woman in politics. And finally, we hear from the 111 Initiative.
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Produced by: Adeline Choong, Tasha Fusil, Loo Juosie, Raihanna Azwar
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Categories: Politics, Social Issues, law & legal matters
Tags: Evening Edition, women in politics, elections, Melaka polls, gender equality,