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JAG wins UN Award, set to march on promoting gender equality

Press Release 25 October 2013 The United Nations has awarded the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG), a coalition of nine Malaysian non-governmental organisations promoting gender equality, with the United Nations Award 2013 for ‘Millennium Development Goal’ Three: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women. Representing JAG to receive the award was Maria Chin Abdullah…

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Malaysia scores poorly in NGO report on the government’s international obligations to end discrimination against women

        Today, Malaysian NGOs launched a report called CEDAW and Malaysia: Malaysian Non-Government Organisations’ Alternative Report assessing the Government’s progress in implementing the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). “NGOs became…

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