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Minister shares Malaysia’s community improvement plans with Unesco members
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MALAYSIA has shared its ongoing plans under the 11th Malaysia Plan with participants of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST) forum.
Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim, during her opening remarks, said that in order to achieve an inclusive society status, six strategies would be implemented in the 11th Malaysia Plan to address the needs of the community.
“The first strategy will be to strengthen the family institution through parenting skills, family values, counselling services and family support system.
“We will also optimise the potential of youth through capacity building in areas of dynamic leadership, science and technology, entrepreneurs and inspiring the spirit of volunteerism.
“Our ongoing efforts are to enhance the role of women by creating a conducive working environment, to increase the number of women in decision making position at high levels (within organisations) and politics,” she