themalaysianinsight.com 08 Apr, 2021 03:45 am

The middle way forward to strengthen female representation in politics

The middle way forward to strengthen female representation in politics

We propose the middle way forward to increase representation – seat-based public funding of political parties who produce winnable female candidates.The middle way Tindak Malaysia is of the view that public funding of political parties who field winnable women candidates is the middle way forward for the female political cause.0’s report on public funding for parties.BERSIH in its study, has proposed RM10 million public funding (out of the wider public funding for parties) to be annually allocated to increase female representation.

This is known as seat-based direct public funding, which means that public funding will be given on a proportionate basis to any political party based on the number of female MPs that each political party has.In simple terms, the more female based representatives that a party has, the more public funding the party receives on annual basis.

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