Safe Cities for women in Malaysia
Zuraida Kamaruddin (picture) wants to transform the city into a “safe space” for women and girls in the middle of endemic violence.
She said it is not only the infrastructure that needs to be transformed into safe spaces but also the collective mindset.
“We are not only talking about the infrastructure, but also the collective mindset that must be adapted for sustainable development. We must deal with the endemic problem such as gender stereotyping, which has often suppressed women as well as the public health issue of the Covid-19,” Zuraida said at the virtual Malaysia Urban Forum yesterday.