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8 December 2020
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UNITED NATIONS & UNFPA MALAYSIA PRESENT THE INAUGURAL MALAYSIA WOMEN & GIRLS FORUM (MWGF) 2020 ON 17TH DECEMBER 2020

In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and its drastic impact on the lives and wellbeing of women & girls, UNFPA Malaysia on behalf of the United Nations in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei... Read more

18 November 2020
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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... Read more

12 November 2020
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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 one year on — Building momentum towards the 2030 SDGs

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic summit   Kuala Lumpur, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more

30 October 2020
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Post-MCO, KL Urban Poor Still Earning Less Than 2019

Low-income urban families’ household income remained 10 per cent lower compared to last year, even though their unemployment rate fell after strict Covid-19 movement restrictions ended, according to... Read more

17 September 2020
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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)... Read more

25 August 2020
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Women and Children most vulnerable in Covid-19 Crisis

Women and children, especially those from low-income urban households, have been the most negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and need support urgently, a study by two United Nations bodies... Read more

24 August 2020
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UNFPA-Unicef study shows struggles of low-income families post-MCO

While eight in 10 urban poor children in Malaysia were able to study online during the initial stages of the country’s lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, only two out of five had... Read more

21 August 2020
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Donating 5,000 ‘dignity kits’ to refugees, migrant women and girls

Malaysia’s United Nations Agencies in collaboration with Malaysian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have distributed 5,000 “Dignity Kits” to underserved refugees and migrant women living in... Read more

3 June 2020
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Malaysia-based NGO help form Asia-Pacific network to end female genital mutilation

Two major non-governmental organisations in Malaysia and the United Kingdom have teamed up to end the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in several Asia Pacific countries,... Read more

13 November 2019
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Malaysia’s Challenging Path To SDG 5 By 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs that underpin the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have become a recurring catchphrase at various official launches and ceremonies in Malaysia, of... Read more

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