Penglibatan Wanita Melayu sebagai Wakil Rakyat Dewan Undangan Negeri, 1999-2008
Involvement of Malay Women as Representativesin the State Legislative Assembly in Malaysia, 1999-2008
Keywords:Malay woman, representatives, State Legislative Assembly
Malay women’s participation in politics in Malaysia has been increasing lately. This article discusses the Malay women’s participation in the electionsof Malaysia. The discussion heightens their ability to organize the administration of the institution and their capability to lead a country to deliver good impact to the citizen of the country. Their ability to manage organizationand leadership impresses the society. They are not eligible to manage the household only. Now they are at par with men in decision-making for a stable and harmonious nation. This paperdiscusses involvement of Malay women in Malaysia as representatives in the State Legislative Assembly, 1999 -2008.