Promoting gender equality:
efforts will be focused on promoting gender equality, increasing economic participation, and enhancing the role of women in decision making.
Women’s participation in all sectors will be elevated via multiple economic platforms, including the sharing economy and the entrepreneurship development
Enhancing legal protection
Safety and security issues will continue to be addressed by strengthening both civil and sharia laws, as well as enhancing women’s rights awareness and intervention programmes.
Legislation to address sexual harassment and gender inequalities will be formulated.
On entrepreneurship (in relation to Bumiputera business):
Increasing the resilience and sustainability of Bumiputera business:
Increasing resilience and sustainability of Bumiputera businesses will be the main focus in strengthening entrepreneurship culture
Enhancing entrepreneurs’ capacity and capability
The capacity and capability will be enhanced by inculcating self-reliance, a competitive mindset and high-performance culture
Financial and non-financial assistance to be provided based on merit and needs
Structured coaching and mentoring programmes will be strengthened
Intensifying entrepreneurship programmes
Start-up entrepreneurship programmes including for young and professionals will be intensified to enhance Bumiputera participation
Bumiputera entrepreneurs will be encouraged to venture into industries with high growth potential such as halal, aerospace, creative industries, agriculture biomass, tourism and advanced E&E.
Consists of 2.91 million households
Focus will be given to diversify B40 income, review income group categories and increase low-income household’s earnings.
Members of the household will be supported in terms of education, training and skills to enhance their capacity and capability
Efforts to create more income-generating opportunities through entrepreneurship activities among the B40 will be enhanced.
Efforts will be undertaken to improve access to basic services such as education, healthcare, housing and social protection.
Children of the B40 will continue to be given priority for scholarships and intakes into SBP and MRSM.
Access to quality healthcare and primary health facilities in rural and remote areas will be enhanced to provide affordable and better healthcare services.