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Govt To Table Anti-Stalking Bill

Yu Ren Chung, Deputy Executive Director, Women's Aid Organisation (WAO) | Emellia Shariff, Managing Partner, Speak Up Malaysia

09-Nov-21 18:00

Govt To Table Anti-Stalking Bill

The government has recently made a commitment to table a policy paper in the cabiner to criminalize stalking. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin said that an anti-stalking bill will be tabled in Parliament following the cabinet’s approval. Firstly, we discuss what amendments should be made, and how a holistic and comprehensive appraoch would look like. Then, we discuss what constitutes stalking behaviors and how to be made aware of consent.

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