malaysia

Hundreds of refugee women visit first-ever UN-backed free clinic in Malaysia

A free clinic backed by the United Nations refugee agency – the first of its kind – recently drew over 300 women at a community centre in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian ‘tiger girl’ wins UN-letter writing competition to save the planet

Assuming the mind of a tiger cub, a young Malaysian girl has won a United Nations letter-writing competition, beating out over 3 million other youngsters from around the world who were asked to put themselves in the position of a wild animal whose habitat is threatened by environmental or climate change.

Malaysia should boost education through strengthened human rights: UN expert

Malaysia should bolster its education system and human rights mechanisms simultaneously, a United Nations expert has said following extensive consultations in the country, which he praised for its efforts to provide “world-class” schooling.