Delegates attend a gathering of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation. Malaysia has a poor track record when it comes to gender equality. Photo: AFP

What Malaysia really needs to do to empower women, according to rights activists

Prime Minister Najib Razak made 2018 Women Empowerment Year, but its goals are not new; activists say empowerment means tackling discrimination and harassment and acknowledging women’s burden of care in the home

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Delegates attend a gathering of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation. Malaysia has a poor track record when it comes to gender equality. Photo: AFP
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