with her refreshing and bold approach, Sara embraces the every ideals that define the need for change in Malaysia - that positive change can only be effective through the empowerment of a youthful and fresh voice for the new generations.
It took many years for even the West to grant equality to women. And it did not come easy. In Malaysia we still have a long way to go for women to be granted equal status to men and most merely pay lip service to the issue. Take candidates in the general election as one example. While women represent 50% of the voters, political parties are still reluctant to field more women candidates.
Politics in Malaysia is very worrying and Malaysians do not understand that just because you have different opinions and ideology that does not mean you do not need to be civil to one another. Malaysian political campaigns are nothing short of hate campaigns and this is tearing society apart. We need to teach Malaysians that you can differ in views but that does not mean you need to hate.
Feed the hungry
About 800 million people in the world, or one in nine, are suffering from chronic undernourishment. The problem is not that the world is short of food but that surplus food is not moved to places where they need food. This is one of our projects: moving surplus or unwanted food to places that need it. And we shall start with hotels that discard a lot of food and move this food to those who need it.
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Malaysia’s total population is 31 million as of 2015, of which 0.6% live below the national poverty line. Malaysia has grown rapidly in terms of economic development. An indicator is that in 2014, 65.6% of the population aged 15 years and above were employed.
Malaysia’s unemployment is relatively low and stable at around three percent which means the population is experiencing close to full employment. The country reached its lowest level of unemployment in 2014, with a rate of 2.85 percent. Malaysia’s vibrant economy is considered one of the strongest in South East Asia.
Malaysia’s ranking expected at the 9th position among East Asia and the Pacific nations, ahead of Indonesia, China and Brunei Darussalam, 2016 Report by WEF.