WEEPING WOMEN of ASIA
By LOH FOON FONG
– Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Malaysian women are generally considered rather fortunate compared with women from other Asian countries. Although comparatively slower in moving ahead in taking up leadership positions in society, they have never been stopped from going to school or taking up jobs that they want although at the moment, many Malay men cannot yet accept a Prime Minister who is a woman to lead the country.
While one hears up to recent past of women in Japan having to give up their jobs once they get married, Chinese boys preferred over girls in China and Indian girls in rural India do not get education like the boys do, Malaysian girls and women have been treated with much more dignity. (more…)