Regulators drive gender equality

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  1. From September, which companies in Malaysia must have at least one woman director?

  2. When will the requirement apply to all listed companies in Malaysia?

  3. Which code currently encourages boards to aim for at least 30% female representation on boards?

  4. What percentage of board positions in Malaysian listed companies are held by women?

  5. Women hold 15.9 percent of positions on which type of committee in Malaysian companies?

  6. What percentage of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants' membership is female?

  7. Which of the following is NOT a concern that critics have about the new rule?

  8. According to the International Finance Corporation, what barrier to board membership do women in the ASEAN region face?

  9. According to the International Finance Corporation, what advantage do men have in the board recruitment process?

  10. Why might the high number of family-run companies in the region prevent the recruitment of more female directors?

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