18 Sep News & Events : State-level Family Day
The Penang state government is encouraging Penangites to build relationships and connect with their family members and loved ones. The state held its inaugural state-level Family Day at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, launched by the Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
The committee chairman of women, family, gender and non-Islamic religion Chong Eng, states that the event is a reminder for parents to make time for their children as it is their responsibility to empower their children and give them the confidence to realise their dreams. She advises parents to begin gender inclusiveness at home and that the needs of every member in the family is taken into account when making decisions.