Hannah Yeoh on balancing politics, family life

Gan Pei Ling

Hannah Yeoh advises politicians not to overstay their welcome and to stop feeling entitled. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussai, January 22, 2018.

Women are key in most political parties in Malaysia. However, few make it to decision-making positions in their parties, state assemblies or Parliament. This series feature women politicians in Malaysia who have made names for themselves in a male-dominated field.

HANNAH Yeoh made history when she was sworn in as the youngest, first female state speaker in the country at the age of 34 on June 22, 2013. She also became a mother after giving birth to her second child earlier that year.

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  • Carry on........ more to come

    Posted 5 years ago by Mohanarajan murugeson