According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2020 by the World Economic Forum, the gender gap for economic participation will take a staggering 257 years to close compared to 202 years in the 2019 report. Malaysia ranks a lowly 104 out of 153 countries in the report.

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According to the Malaysia’s Labour Force Survey Report in 2019, female labour force participate rate (LFPR) in Malaysia is at 55.6% compared to 80.8% of men’s participation rate (DOSM, 2019). This number shows that approximately 5 out of 10 women are employed or seeking employement whilst the balance are not actively seeking work…

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