Women in power

Posted on 20 March 2012 by Lim Boo Seng

In conjuction with “Celebration of international women’s day”, SUARAM,
organise a “Wanita suara perubahan” event at the Esplanade Penang, speakers’ square.
Wanita suara perubahan calls for a clean government, and that the Government must
acknowledged the 6 requests demanded.

These are,
1. A GOVERNMENT FREE OF CORRUPTION
2. A DECENT LIVING WAGE
3. A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE
4. AN END TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
5. REPEAL OF THE PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY ACT
6. FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS

A fair number of people gathered to listen attentively, as each speaker take turn to
deliver their message. The police were already at the scene even before the event started.
However, there were no untoward incident and the event ended on a peaceful note.

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