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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: SYED IMRAN ALSAGOFF
IT is heartening to note that in Malaysia, women who are qualified and with leadership qualities are not sidelined or discriminated against, be it in the civil service or the uniformed units such as Royal Malaysian Police.
The report by Lydia Gomez "Driven by simple values" - (NST, March 23) on the highest-ranking woman in the traffic police in 199 years, Senior Assistant Commissioner II Nooryah Md Annuar, is a good example.
There is a substantial number of women police officers serving the force well. The report brought back fond memories of the women's unit established in …