Women-Focused Budget 2023 Proposals To Chart The Way Forward
Louise Tan, Head of Campaigns, Women’s Aid Organization (WAO)
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It has been a great start so far for Malaysian women in 2023. The Cabinet has agreed to amend the Federal Constitution to confer automatic Malaysian citizenship to children born overseas to Malaysian mothers, the Employment Act was amended to increase the duration of maternity and paternity leave, and Socso will have grants to encourage women to return to work. Louise Tan, Head of Campaigns at the Women’s Aid Organisation also breaks down the hits and misses of Budget 2023.
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Produced by: Moh Heng Ying
Presented by: Keith Kam, Shazana Mokhtar, Philip See
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Categories: Women in Business, Law/Activism, government
Tags: international women's day, women in the workforce, gender based violence,