Time for oil and gas to back Malaysia’s employment breakthrough strategy


Dateline 2019-10-04, Malay Mail:

When the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde spoke at the University of Malaya recently, she highlighted the need to improve career opportunities for Malaysian women and their levels of participation in the workforce.

According to the IMF, Malaysia’s labour force participation rate for women, when compared to some of the regional economies and the OECD average, is just above 54 per cent — low, both in absolute and relative terms. As a comparison, the participation rate for men is about 80 per cent.

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