BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  Feminist Fridays #74: Anti-Discrimination Laws Instead of Dress Codes, Please.

Feminist Fridays #74: Anti-Discrimination Laws Instead of Dress Codes, Please.

Tan Heang Lee, Communications Officer, Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

10-Aug-18 15:35

Feminist Fridays #74: Anti-Discrimination Laws Instead of Dress Codes, Please.

Earlier this week, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa, announced that a plan to introduce a dress code for Muslim women in the workplace, specifically for those working in the private sector, was in it's final stages. According to the Minister, the policy is an attempt to address the discrimination faced by Muslim women in certain sectors and private companies. We speak to Tan Heang Lee, the Communications Officer for the Women's Aid Organisation, to find out why this plan is problematic, and discuss better ways we can tackle the issue.

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  Feminist FridaysWomen’s Aid OrganizationDiscriminationMuslim Womenlive and learnThe Bigger PictureGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current AffairsPoliticsLaw and Legal MattersSocial IssuesEducation


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The Evening Edition

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Santharuban Thurai Sundaram, CEO, Etika Group of Companies

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

The Property Show

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Kirubaleni Arul Dass, Director & Co-Founder of EcoQueen

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

MSP with Matt Armitage

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Metaverse For Business: Fad or Future?

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Mahadhir Aziz, CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Stay Home & Watch: Ayahku, Dr G: Hidayah Hisham and Loh Jo Yee

3:05 PM

Good Things

ADPAN Aims to Push For the Abolition of the Death Penalty Across Asia: Dobby Chew

4:05 PM

Health and Living

Doctor in the House: Doctor in the House: As Parkinson’s Disease Becomes More Common, How Will Patients Manage?: Dr George Lee, Dr Lim Thien Thien

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:05 PM

On The Ball

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

10:00 PM

Track By Track

EP21 - The Black Parade