My comment in an article about issues that may arise at the Malaysian government’s review under the Universal Periodic Review process:
Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) advocacy officer Yu Ren Chung, meanwhile, said the government has a long way to go on gender equality matters, but noted that some progress has been made in terms of human rights.
The improvements include the amendment last year to the Domestic Violence Act “which is seen quite positively”.
Yu however noted that enforcement on the ground has been poor.
Read the full article published in The Sun Daily on 8 October 2013.