Women tend to choose family over political career, say groups

Khoo Gek San

Malaysia ranks 103rd among of 146 countries on the Malaysian Gender Gap Index ranking. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 7, 2022.

MALAYSIA is far from achieving gender equality even though the status of women has improved over the years, women’s groups said.

They said women are held back by a patriarchal social structure and lack of political participation.

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