Breaking barriers: Empowering women through research in advancing gender equality

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As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it is important to recognise the critical role of research in advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. Associate Professor Grace Lee Hooi Yean, Dr Juliana Angeline French and Dr Sharon Koh Geok May from Monash University Malaysia have been working to promote equity, diversity, and social inclusion through research on vulnerable and marginalised communities in Malaysia and India. Their research focuses on systemic issues that highlight continuing inequalities within nations.

Period7 Mar 2023

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  • Women empowerment
  • gender equality