PUTRAJAYA: The Human Assets Ministry and the Public Service Division have been requested to look into increasing work at home services, with full pay, to girls who’re taking good care of members of the family who’re aged and in poor health, says the Prime Minister.
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stated work at home services must also be given to males as nicely in order that they may help and assist their wives to take care of new-born infants.
The authorities have additionally been requested to see if work at home services may very well be prolonged to women and men whose spouses have handed away to permit them to look into issues and handle points which normally take a very long time, he stated.
“These initiatives are to encourage shared accountability, to permit girls to stay within the workforce and to assist enhance work productiveness.
“On the identical time, a secure working atmosphere, together with preventive measures in opposition to sexual harassment have to be created so that ladies can proceed to play their half in nation-building, stated the Prime Minister in his speech along with Ladies’s Day 2021.
Muhyiddin additionally identified it was necessary for workplaces to make sure all points of planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis of programmes makes use of gender evaluation by a price range that’s gender-responsive.
He stated in drawing up post-Covid-19 restoration plans for the nation, the federal government had ensured that ladies would immediately profit from its financial stimulus initiatives together with Prihatin, Penjana, Permai and Finances 2021.
As an addition to current incentives, the federal government is within the midst of getting ready MyKasih Kapital, an initiative to inject capital for e-businesses or dropship with a most capital of RM1,000 to at the least 2,000 eligible recipients, he added.
“The federal government can even arrange Skuad Waja, which can give psycho-social assist and to extend consciousness on crime in order that violence in opposition to girls will be put to cease. The squad can even assist educate girls on their rights,” stated Muhyiddin.