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Consider This: Gender pay gap — deciphering the decline

Women earn only RM66 for every RM100 earned by men; according to... Read More

Malaysian Women and Girls Forum

Analyst Lee Min Hui spoke at the Malaysian Women and Girls Forum,... Read More

Caring for an aging Malaysia: beyond gender and filial norms

Earlier this year, the Malaysian government floated an idea for an upcoming... Read More

Care Economy: Bringing invisible labour out of the shadows

Lee Min Hui was interviewed by BFM89.9 on 20 November 2023 Produced... Read More

BFM podcast: Giving policy recognition to the care economy

Lee Min Hui was interviewed by BFM89.9 on 1 November 2023 Produced... Read More

Where do we go workwise? Malaysia's Labour landscape - Introduction

Introduction By first analysing the state of the labour market and the... Read More

Centring women’s work and care at core of recovery

Women workers have stood out as particularly vulnerable to the impacts of... Read More

Localising SDGs and grassroots concerns of six vulnerable groups in Malaysia: Program Perumahan Rakyat residents

Housing plays a critical role in the quality of life and social... Read More

Unpacking Budget 2024: navigating fiscal realities and policy priorities

Key takeaways Budget 2024 reflects a negative fiscal impulse, with a lower... Read More

Maternity Leave (Part 1) — Are Employers Favouring Men Over Women?

The Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce recently did a survey among Chinese... Read More

Malaysia can’t risk failing women further

Policy must move beyond tokenism, empower women  Conversations about women’s empowerment inevitably... Read More

International Women’s Day 2023: Invest in women, reap the rewards

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#Talkingpolicy EP04: GE15 wishlist

As we head to the polls, experts Jamil A. Ghani, Lee Min... Read More

Malaysia GE15: Low political literacy and indecisiveness limit youth votes

Lee Min Hui was quoted by channelnewsasia’s Darrelle Ng on 11 November 2022... Read More

GE15: Litmus test for youth participation

Lee Min Hui was quoted by the Star on 13 November 2022... Read More

#Talkingpolicy EP03: Women power-less at GE15

Without adequate women’s representation in the halls of power, Malaysia risks running... Read More

Malaysia GE15: What do youth voters want from politicians?

Lee Min Hui was quoted by channelnewsasia’s Darrelle Ng and Pamella Lim... Read More

Analysis: Youth voters are undecided and possible kingmakers if they show up

Min Hui was quoted by Bernama, 12 October 2022 by Nina Muslim KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama)... Read More

#Talkingpolicy EP02: 2023 budget reactions with ISIS Malaysia experts, part 01

The 2022 Budget, coming just ahead of the 15th general election, needs... Read More

Women might pay price of employment ‘progress’

*Editor’s note: This article was updated on 15 September 2022 Amendments to... Read More

Govt urged to help as bosses brace for longer maternity leave

Lee Min Hui was quoted by MalaysiaNow, 19 July 2022. Otherwise, there are concerns of... Read More

Women’s woes: Gendered impact of Covid-19

The effects of a crisis are rarely gender-neutral. Women and men experience... Read More

Progress comes when more women are elected to power

We must ask why politics lagging women’s economic, educational advancements WOMEN make... Read More

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Lee Min Hui

Min Hui is an analyst in the Social Policy and National Integration division. Her primary research interests centre around enhancing social inclusivity, including labour market reforms, women’s rights and gender equity, youth empowerment, social protection especially in child and elderly care systems, and urban poverty and planning. Her most recent work delves into labour market reforms to create more gender equal workplaces for women and families. Her focus is on bringing an intersectional lens into policy design and implementation, with the goal of centring the experiences of marginalised communities. Min Hui has had prior experience in strategic communications in development and research at the World Bank in Malaysia. She holds an MA in Public Policy from King’s College London and was a recipient of the Chevening Award.

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Consider This: Gender pay gap — deciphering the decline

12 January 2024
Women earn only RM66 for every RM100 earned by men; according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia. In Astro AWANI’s #ConsiderThis with Melisa Idris, Analyst Lee Min Hui explores the #gender pay gap. To achieve a more inclusive world of work, she emphasises the crucial role of corporate leadership, flexi-work arrangements, enhanced labour protections, diverse…

Malaysian Women and Girls Forum

21 December 2023
Analyst Lee Min Hui spoke at the Malaysian Women and Girls Forum, alongside Tengku Aira Tengku Razif and Tehmina Kaoosji, delving into the care economy, gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) and parental leave. Min shed light on misconceptions surrounding #GRB and why it should benefit all segments of society. She also highlighted the need for more sustainable…

Caring for an aging Malaysia: beyond gender and filial norms

22 November 2023
Earlier this year, the Malaysian government floated an idea for an upcoming Senior Citizens’ Bill. Among its various provisions, the bill would enact financial penalties for people who place their elderly parents into formal care institutions. The fact that such a move was even considered not only highlights the outsized role of filial piety in Malaysian society…

Care Economy: Bringing invisible labour out of the shadows

20 November 2023
Lee Min Hui was interviewed by BFM89.9 on 20 November 2023 Produced by: Moh Heng Ying Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar Discussions on the care economy have risen in prominence over the past year, amid a realisation that demographic shifts in society mean the traditional care arrangements in households are not sustainable. What policy measures are…

BFM podcast: Giving policy recognition to the care economy

01 November 2023
Lee Min Hui was interviewed by BFM89.9 on 1 November 2023 Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning Both the federal and state governments have signalled intentions to strengthen the care economy, with the latest comments from Selangor Menteri Besar Dato Seri Amiruddin Shari this week about introducing a state care…

Where do we go workwise? Malaysia's Labour landscape - Introduction

01 November 2023
Introduction By first analysing the state of the labour market and the institutions that shape it, this book maps pathways towards strengthening wages, jobs, working conditions and social protection in Malaysia – questions the country has long grappled with in its quest for economic growth – as the key fundamentals for recovering from the pandemic.…

Centring women’s work and care at core of recovery

01 November 2023
Women workers have stood out as particularly vulnerable to the impacts of Covid-19 – a fact that is heavily emphasised throughout this volume. In this chapter, authors Lee Min Hui and Sofea Azahar of ISIS Malaysia look deeper into the “she-cession” catalysed by economic shocks during Covid-19. The pandemic disproportionately affected women, who experienced more…

Localising SDGs and grassroots concerns of six vulnerable groups in Malaysia: Program Perumahan Rakyat residents

31 October 2023
Housing plays a critical role in the quality of life and social mobility of the urban poor. Families living in public low-cost housing face major challenges, such as poor infrastructure, safety and security which perpetuates the cycle of low-income deprivation. By employing qualitative data from interviews with local communities, this chapter maps out the key…

Unpacking Budget 2024: navigating fiscal realities and policy priorities

26 October 2023
Key takeaways Budget 2024 reflects a negative fiscal impulse, with a lower allocation compared with the projected expenditure for 2023. MSMEs to benefit from RM44 billion allocated for loans, credit guarantees and digitalisation grants, with a focus on green sectors. However, the newly proposed capital gains tax on unlisted shares might impact MSME and start-up…

Maternity Leave (Part 1) — Are Employers Favouring Men Over Women?

22 March 2023
The Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce recently did a survey among Chinese businesses and found that respondents prefer to hire men now, following the amendments to the Employment Act which increased maternity leave from 60 days to 98 days. Do policies like longer maternity leave make women less hireable? On this episode of Consider This,…

Malaysia can’t risk failing women further

06 March 2023
Policy must move beyond tokenism, empower women  Conversations about women’s empowerment inevitably take centre stage on International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March.  Yet, as public figures, multinational corporations and policymakers alike rush to extend words and repeat platitudes in commemoration of IWD, one question looms large: are these well-crafted corporate messages just exercises in…

International Women’s Day 2023: Invest in women, reap the rewards

05 March 2023
Why should employers care about gender equity in the workplace? Is diversity and inclusion a priority for Malaysian employers? Ahead of International Women’s Day, analyst Lee Min Hui outlines the business case for investing in women, and why Malaysian organisations need to catch up on implementing gender equity.

#Talkingpolicy EP04: GE15 wishlist

18 November 2022
As we head to the polls, experts Jamil A. Ghani, Lee Min Hui, Harris Zainul, Thomas Daniel, Qarrem Kassim and Ahmad Afandi weigh in on what the next government should focus on domestically and internationally.   by Qarrem Kassim, Thomas Daniel, Harris Zainul, Ahmad Afandi, Jamil A Ghani and Lee Min Hui [vc_toggle title="Click here…

Malaysia GE15: Low political literacy and indecisiveness limit youth votes

14 November 2022
Lee Min Hui was quoted by channelnewsasia’s Darrelle Ng on 11 November 2022 Surveys show that young voters are more politically undecided, with "many pollsters unwilling to call, one way or another, because of the indecision among youth," said an observer. At Malaysia’s upcoming 15th general election, a new generation of young voters have been touted…

GE15: Litmus test for youth participation

14 November 2022
Lee Min Hui was quoted by the Star on 13 November 2022 By Tarrence Tan PETALING JAYA: Youth issues such as quality education, better minimum wage, housing as well as bread-and-butter issues have been largely ignored by political parties across the divide, says #PulangMengundi founder Joe Lee. “The general sentiment is that youths would love…

#Talkingpolicy EP03: Women power-less at GE15

11 November 2022
Without adequate women’s representation in the halls of power, Malaysia risks running a democratic deficit. Catch analyst Lee Min Hui on EP03 of our #TalkingPolicy podcast, where she discusses the true cost of excluding women from office.  Transcribed by Lee Min Hui on 10 November 2022 [vc_toggle title="Click here for the full transcript" style="arrow" color="blue"]There…

Malaysia GE15: What do youth voters want from politicians?

10 November 2022
Lee Min Hui was quoted by channelnewsasia’s Darrelle Ng and Pamella Lim on 10 November 2022 Opportunity, stability and accountability are the top issues concerning youth voters in Malaysia ahead of the Nov 19 general election. KUALA LUMPUR: Self-taught barber Muhammad Hazem developed a passion for hairstyling when he was just 15, by watching YouTube…

Analysis: Youth voters are undecided and possible kingmakers if they show up

12 October 2022
Min Hui was quoted by Bernama, 12 October 2022 by Nina Muslim KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Nazhatul Syafiqa has never voted before despite being eligible during the last general election. Neither did she register to vote. But she no longer has to, thanks to the constitutional amendment that was passed by Parliament in September 2019 and came into…

#Talkingpolicy EP02: 2023 budget reactions with ISIS Malaysia experts, part 01

08 October 2022
The 2022 Budget, coming just ahead of the 15th general election, needs to balance the needs of the govt, environment and our most vulnerable, while still ensuring sustained economic recovery. A delicate fiscal balancing act. Did the government succeed?   Our experts Lee Min Hui weigh in on episode 2 of our #Talkingpolicy podcast. 

Women might pay price of employment ‘progress’

15 September 2022
*Editor’s note: This article was updated on 15 September 2022 Amendments to Employment Act raise fears that poor implementation will hurt parents instead In a long-overdue move to meet international labour standards, Malaysia in March passed amendments to the Employment Act 1955. The changes will introduce much-needed family friendly policies and move the needle towards…

Govt urged to help as bosses brace for longer maternity leave

25 July 2022
Lee Min Hui was quoted by MalaysiaNow, 19 July 2022. Otherwise, there are concerns of discrimination against women workers as the amendments to the Employment Act come into effect. by Nur Hasliza Mohd Salleh When Mohd Azfar Zahari had his first child four years ago, he took no leave at all but continued working as usual at a…

Women’s woes: Gendered impact of Covid-19

20 April 2022
The effects of a crisis are rarely gender-neutral. Women and men experience markedly different outcomes during a crisis because of unequal foundations in society.¹ The Covid-19 pandemic is no exception – and the combined threat of a health and economic crisis interact with deeply entrenched gender inequalities, giving rise to disproportionate consequences for women. Already,…

Progress comes when more women are elected to power

07 March 2022
We must ask why politics lagging women’s economic, educational advancements WOMEN make up about half of the Malaysian population but only 15% of parliamentarians. As we celebrate another International Women’s Day on 8 March under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic – a crisis that has widened existing gender gaps – it has never been…
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