Empowering Selangor Women

By Tricia Yeoh

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One of the most well-developed civil society networks in Malaysia is that formed by women. This is testament to their abilities of organisation and coordination, which are certainly attributes that other issues-based groups should also develop.The Selangor Women’s Affairs portfolio is led by YB Rodziah Ismail. Under the previous Barisan Nasional-led state government, it was possible for the state’s women’s portfolio to receive significant support and funding directly from the federal Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. Because of...

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Tricia Yeoh

has previously worked with the Selangor state government and is now attached to a market research consultancy.