16 Women

By Rosalind Chua, Ivy Kwek, Teo Sue Ann, Jeffrey Hardy Quah, Che Afandy Che Yusof, Teh Young Sun

April 2012 COVER STORY
main image
In the spirit of International Women's Day, Penang Monthly is featuring 16 exceptional women who have had a profound impact on the community around them.Chong EngMember of Parliament for Bukit MertajamThe “woman in grey” is well known for her pursuit of gender equality. Under her leadership, 3Gs (Good Governance for Gender Equality) was set up in 2010 to advocate women empowerment policies, including gender responsive budgeting (GRB) and the provision of childcare facilities in Penang.When did your political awareness begin?Back when I...

Subscribe to our e-archive to read our older articles.

Rosalind Chua

Ivy Kwek

writes to seek answers. Her interests include socioeconomic development, politics and human rights issues.

Teo Sue Ann

Jeffrey Hardy Quah

is a freelance writer and editor.

Che Afandy Che Yusof

is a research officer under the Economics and Entrepreneurship Programme at the Penang Institute.

Teh Young Sun