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8 December 2020
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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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