[PRESS RELEASE] - International Women's Day 2021

Social assistance such as cash and food support is viewed as core element for women’s post pandemic recovery, followed by flexible working hours and access to healthcare. Compared to the global country average, Malaysians are less likely to highlight support for women who face violence or abuse. While people from some countries see the pandemic having a more adverse impact on one gender than the other, Malaysians don’t tend to think of the negative outcomes as gender specific.