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“Female Only & Good Looking” – Law Firm Under Fire For Sexist Legal Assistant Job Ad

Subscribe to our TelegramΒ channel for our latest stories and breaking news. A law firm in Kuala Lumpur is under fire for posting a discriminatory and sexist job advertisement online The job posting came to light after Facebook user Aidil Khalid shared a screenshot of it when he saw it on the Malaysian Bar website around 5.30pm on Monday, 8 March.The vacancy ad is for a legal assistant role in a […]

today9 March 2021

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Allianz Malaysia Accused Of Racism

In a statement emailed to this SAYS writer earlier today, 19 November, the company claimed that they learnt about Ben's experience at one of its agency offices in Damansara through his Instagram post.According to Allianz Malaysia Berhad, while they understand Ben's anger and disappointment, the company is "equally distressed that such an incident has transpired and any allegations that Allianz Malaysia would even resort to such unethical tactics or racism […]

today19 November 2020

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Netizens Slam KL Company’s Discriminatory RM2,000 Salary Job Ad

Netizens are disturbed with a Malaysian company's online job advertisement and its many requirements A Twitter user posted a tweet today, 28 October, about a job advertisement they came across and how they could find so many faults with it. "There are so many things wrong with this job advertisement. Try listing them out. I can easily give five. Oh my, I shook my head when I found this," they […]

today28 October 2020

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The Absurdity Of A Law That Implies Women Are The Personal Property Of Their Husbands

Section 498 β€” like many laws in the Malaysian legal system β€” comes from the Indian Penal Code (IPC), where it was drafted over a century ago in 1860, which was itself based on the old Victorian-era laws.Over the years, it has been called "an equal law" and discriminatory as it holds only one person responsible β€” the other man, while completely disregarding consent or willingness on... Click here to […]

today30 May 2020