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Mothers win case for equal citizenship rights

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The Kuala Lumpur High Court recently ruled that Malaysian mothers have equal rights as Malaysian fathers to confer citizenship to their overseas-born children. To celebrate this momentous decision, BFM speaks with Melinda Anne Sharlini, programme manager at Family Frontiers, to look at why it is significant.

Produced by: Loo Juosie
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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