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Entrepreneurship, THE Social Solution for Malaysian Women Inmates

Jan 13, 2011   //   by Admin   //   Blog  //  No Comments

All doors open for all women in Malaysia, including inmates.

Good fortune came my way today as part of a group of women entrepreneurs heading their way to Kajang Women Prison. It was a first visit for all 8 of us, including Jimmy the ‘board game’ guy. We couldn’t contain our excitement as we sat together in the plain white Toyota Hiace 10-seater, chattering away imagining curled barbed wire and scenes from ’24′. The barbed wire I saw alright but no unbecoming scene… In fact we were politely ushered to a nice auditorium, still no criminal faces at sight. Instead, Malay women, almost 100 odd Malay women in pretty scarves and colourful baju kurung filled up the seats.