Research Division

Publications, including research papers and infographic summaries of current socioeconomic landscapes, produced by the Research & Analytics division are made available here for the benefit of Malaysian students and the public to whom we serve.

Guidelines

MSGA Research Guidelines
(May 2021)
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Department of Analytics
82 pages
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May 21, 2021
This Guideline describes the current recommended and standard procedures and practices to be adopted by all departments in the Malaysian Students’ Global Alliance (MSGA) in carrying out any research effort for the Alliance. As a representative for Malaysian students and our esteemed Member Councils worldwide, it is our duty to protect and uphold our brand as that will reflect on our stakeholders. Our standard brand and procedures ensure we have a consistent look and feel to our advocacy efforts, where professionalism is imperative and so is our responsibility to our students.
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Publications

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Out Of Work: Youth Employment in Malaysia

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Lok Mei Xuan and Reshna Reem Ganesan
4 pages
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June 4, 2021

In school, we were ceaselessly reminded about the importance of Malaysia’s youth, that we were the future of our nation and pillars of nation-building. However, as we grow older we are faced with challenges that often rattle our determination to promote change. The most prevalent challenge ...

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Youth Representation Q2 Publication (2021)

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Sara Sofea, Nurul Hamizah Binti Afandi, Koh Hui Hong, Sofiah Hanim Binti Shuhaizan, Lin Ming Yao and Arijey Sura
42 pages
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May 29, 2021

The youth is increasingly becoming the most important demographic in Malaysia. Defined as those between the age of 15-40 years old, the median age in Malaysia as of 2019 is 28.9. As such, youth is an important element in national development. We have seen an increase in youth-related issues in ...

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Malaysian Youth Representation: Climate Change

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Nurul Hamizah Binti Afandi, Koh Hui Hong, Sofiah Hanim Binti Shuhaizan, Lin Ming Yao and Arijey Sura
15 pages
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April 25, 2021

Climate change is often mistakenly associated with the weather. But weather can change from day to day, whereas the climate is measured over a long period. In other words, climate change is the long-term alteration of temperature and regular weather patterns in a place. Climate change is often...

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The Legality of Marital Rape

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Koh Hui Hong, Nurul Hamizah Binti Afandi, Sofiah Hanim Binti Shuhaizan, Arijey Sura
33 pages
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April 11, 2021

The legal issue of marital rape is in essence a legislative undermining of consent. Section 375 of the Malaysian Penal Code clearly states what consent is and situations that disqualify consent i.e. a lack of sobriety, deceit and manipulation, duress, positions of authority and when the person in...

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Paternity Leave: A Father's Right

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Tay Yi Thong, Reshna Reem Ganesan, Lok Mei Xuan and Syabil Azri bin Arian Syahwira
4 pages
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March 5, 2021

Paternity leave in Malaysia should be given due consideration. Fathers play a major role in the development of the family unit, community and the economy. This article discusses the current situation of paternity leave in Malaysia, its significance, challenges in policy implementation and...

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Gender Inequality Q1 Publication (2021)

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Dharsshana Dhevi Arumugham and Koh Hui Hong
62 pages
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March 1, 2021

Women make up half of the world’s population and contribute substantially to the development and prosperity of each and every nation. Nevertheless, rights and opportunities are very disproportionately distributed solely on grounds of gender or the differing obligations placed on females ...

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Malaysia’s Pathway To The Decriminalisation Of Suicides: Students’ Opinion And Discussions

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Faris Durrani, Amirah Wan Usamah, Tay Yi Thong, Matthew Ooi
44 pages
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December 27, 2020

Section 309 of the Penal Code Malaysia criminalises the attempt of suicide with imprisonment of up to one year, fines, or both regardless of the reasons behind the suicide attempt. This law continues to be practised today alongside Sections 305 and 306 regarding the abetment of suicide. There...

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Women Empowerment In Malaysian Student Organisations

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Faris Durrani, Chan Hock Leong (Julian), Tay Yi Thong, Amirah Wan Usamah
31 pages
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December 27, 2020

Women empowerment remains a challenge for organisations to overcome in the effort to promote women in leadership positions. They are ambitious in their goals and strive to have their opinions heard yet there exists certain collective factors embedded in certain organisations’ cultures that...

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Route to Employment (English)

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Tay Yi Thong
10 pages
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December 14, 2020

Youth unemployment has always been a pressing issue in Malaysia. The global pandemic has only aggravated the problem as youths are disproportionately vulnerable in the job market. Research suggests that young workers are more likely to be furloughed, while vacancies for entry-level jobs have been...

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Haluan Kerjaya (Bahasa Melayu)

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Tay Yi Thong
11 pages
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December 14, 2020

Isu pengangguran dalam kalangan belia merupakan isu yang kritikal di Malaysia. Pandemik Covid-19 memberi kesan yang amat buruk terutamanya kepada golongan belia kerana kedudukan belia menjadi tidak seimbang di dalam pasaran kerja. Kajian menunjukkan bahawa pekerja muda ataupun novis menghadapi...