Dr Lai Suat Yan is a Senior Lecturer at the Gender Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia. She is currently the Deputy Chairperson of the Malaysian Academic Movement (GERAK) and is spearheading a roadshow to combat sexual harassment in universities nationally.She is also the Vice-President of the Academic Staff Association of University Malaya (PKAUM), a corporate member of MOVE. She has chaired the investigation of sexual harassment cases or been an expert panel in such investigations at the University of Malaya. She has also campaigned for academic freedom under both GERAK and PKAUM.
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Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 November 2018
“Reclaiming Academic Freedom in Malaysia: The Dawn of A New Era?” by Dr Lai Suat Yan
Dr Lai Suat Yan
There was rapturous joy on 10 May 2018 when it was officially announced that the opposition party, namely, Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope, PH) won. The rule of the former governing political party, Barisan Nasional (National Front), lasting for the last 60 years, had come to an end. It was...“Reclaiming Academic Freedom in Malaysia: The Dawn of A New Era?” by Dr Lai Suat Yan