Female representation in Malaysian politics


Bersatu lawmaker Zuraida Kamaruddin was recently quoted as saying that parties should field more women candidates in “winnable seats” to increase female representation in politics.

To explore the issue, BFM speaks with Dr Bridget Welsh, honorary research associate at Nottingham University Malaysia; Michelle Ng, the Selangor state assembly member for Subang Jaya; and Qyira Yusri, co-founder of the Undi18 and 111 initiatives.

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Tasha Fusil, Loo Juosie and Raihanna Azwar
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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