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Nation 11 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Rally organisers: We’re fighting for equal rights

KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the International Women’s Day March here have defended the event as being about the fight for equal rights amid criticisms that it had LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) participants.

Nation 10 Mar 2019 | 12:44 PM

Women's group disappointed by govt backlash over support for LGBT community during rally

PETALING JAYA: The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has slammed the government for harassing women human rights activists and peaceful protestors.

Nation 08 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Women outnumber men in fields such as medicine, dentistry, law and accountancy

PETALING JAYA: Dentists, lawyers, accountants and doctors – women in Malaysia have outnumbered men in these top professions.

Nation 27 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Making stalking a crime

WRITING down the details of Zara Tan’s complaint, the female police officer broke off and suddenly asked why the victim didn’t just go back to her “sweet and loving” ex-boyfriend.

Nation 25 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Women welcome anti-stalking laws

PETALING JAYA: Criminalising stalking will address a critical gap in Malaysia’s legal system as it will have the potential to protect countless domestic violence victims, says the Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO).

Nation 24 Jan 2019 | 8:46 AM

WAO welcomes govt's move to formulate anti-stalking laws

PETALING JAYA: The Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) has welcomed the government’s commitment to formulate anti-stalking laws, adding that the new law would address a critical gap in Malaysia’s legal system.

Nation 24 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Seeking an end to discrimination

PETALING JAYA: Transgender activist Khar­tini Slamah was a young restaurant worker in Johor Baru in the 1980s when she was beaten up and raped by a policeman.

Nation 23 Jan 2019 | 7:35 AM

Women's groups renew calls to enact Gender Equality Act

KUALA LUMPUR: Women's and rights groups are renewing calls to urge the government to enact a Gender Equality Act as a mechanism to protect women from discrimination in various facets of life.

Nation 24 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

NGOs: Set up special sex harassment tribunal

PETALING JAYA: A special tribunal to deal with sexual harassment cases should be set up, say women NGOs.

Nation 19 Dec 2018 | 2:55 AM

R.AGE Newsflash: Malaysia's sexual harassment protections have big gaps, say experts

PETALING JAYA: The current laws and guidelines against sexual harassment have major gaps, say experts.