The Changing World: A Literature Review on The Significant Roles of Millennial Women in Malaysia

  • Nurulainy Mohd Noor Center for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Vivien W. C. Yew Center for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nur Hafizah Yusoff Center for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Keywords: millennial generation, millennial women, empowerment, changing world, Malaysia


Every generation is uniquely featured by naturally designed specific characteristics. A generation is influenced by different backgrounds and upbringing, a major factor that differentiates each generation. Specifically, the significance of new millennial women’s role varies from one country to another. The study aims to analyse the significant roles of millennial women in Malaysia by reviewing empirical studies and performing a relevant literature search through specific terms related to the topic. Resultantly, millennial women’s rising earning power provided significant empowerment and stability. High human capital investment also allowed millennial women to manage the changing family institution that indirectly impacts the stability of society. Finally, the study revealed that new millennial women are transforming and continually evolving to navigate a changing world.


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How to Cite
Mohd Noor, N., W. C. Yew, V. and Yusoff, N. H. (2022) “The Changing World: A Literature Review on The Significant Roles of Millennial Women in Malaysia”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 7(1), pp. 285 - 298. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v7i1.1217.