Boosting women’s participation in workforce

December 2017. New Straits Times.

“The government’s call to further enhance female participation in many spheres of the economy deserves much support. Females easily make up half the population — they should equally represent half the workforce too. However, their participation rates in the workforce do not match their corresponding share in the population. This reflects much of our history and culture, relegating females to certain jobs, such as nursing and teaching.”

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