Funding, not quotas, to increase women’s political participation

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The underrepresentation of women in Parliament and state legislative assemblies is a longstanding issue, with quotas typically proposed to raise participation.

However, some parties are sceptical of the quota system and its efficacy, so BFM asks Tindak Malaysia director Danesh Prakash Chacko about other options available to empower women to be more active in politics.

Producer: Shazana Mokhtar
Presenters: Lyn Mak, Noelle Lim and Roshan Kanesan

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