| Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 13 Sept 2017 | Asia Samachar |
Former judge Jagjit Singh will be the key speaker at the Women’s Legal Rights in Malaysia seminar organised by the Sikh Welfare Society Malaysia (SWSM) on Saturday (16 Sept 2017) at Kelab Aman in Kuala Lumpur. The seminar is from 4pm to 6.30pm.
“We want our women to know and understand their rights. We are also trying to ensure that foreign wives married to Malaysians also receive the information,” SWSM president Tarlochan Sigh Dhaliwal told Asia Samachar.
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The event is sponsored by the Malaysian Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and is supported by the Malaysian Sikh Union (MSU). Asia Samachar is the event media partner.
Jagjit is now a commissioner at the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC).
Former deputy minister Chew Mei Fun has been invited as the guest of honour of the event.
In June, Malaysian Gurdwaras Council (MGC) organised a one-day seminar on educational and empowerment of Sikh women and youth, and marriage counselling in Ipoh, Perak. One of its speakers were Dr Daleleer Kaur Randawar, a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).
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