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Human Rights: Malaysia
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At both the domestic and international levels, the Malaysian state’s engagement with human rights has been complex and contradictory. Where women and women’s rights are concerned, this engagement has been especially paradoxical because of the way that debat…

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Whiting, Amanda, “Human Rights: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001455>
First published online: 2013

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