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18 November 2020

Malaysian women and girls need to be at the centre of the Covid-19 recovery

Today Malaysia marks eight months of implementing the movement control order (MCO), with many states under CMCO until early December to help curb the recent uptick in Covid-19 cases.  With parliament currently in session debating the allocations and strategy of the 2021 budget, in the  midst of rising cases, economically

30 October 2020

Post-MCO, KL Urban Poor Still Earning Less Than 2019

Over a third struggle to buy sufficient food for their families, while female-headed households are recovering more slowly and also remain more at risk of backsliding than other households, according to a United Nations...

17 September 2020

Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery needs to centre on women and girls

Tomorrow, Malaysia marks six months of implementing the movement control order (MCO) which has recently been further extended to December 31, 2020 — and we at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) believe it’s indeed timely to focus on addressing the gender-specific impacts on women and girls which have been coming to the fore



Status of the households post-MCO
The immediate impact of the Movement Control Order period

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