Cedaw: Malaysia disappoints the UN

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The Cedaw Committee was dismayed that overall, women’s human rights in Malaysia — especially those of Muslim women — has regressed. BFM Radio interviews Shareena Sheriff of Sisters in Islam.

Many Malaysian NGOs were left stumped by the government’s responses during the second constructive dialogue with the Cedaw Committee at its 69th session in Geneva. The committee was looking into Malaysia’s progress in complying with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

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