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Letters 08 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Gender issues under review


Letters 24 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Make sodomy a crime under sexual harassment law

FROM Dr MUZAFFAR SYAH MALLOW , Faculty of Syariah and Law Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Nation 21 Sep 2018 | 11:29 AM

JAG: Time to change colonial-era laws, allow consensual sodomy, stop marital rape

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia should emulate India's footsteps to abolish colonial-era anti-sodomy laws, said the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG).

Nation 13 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Groups claim caned duo had pleaded not guilty

PETALING JAYA: Over a week after two women were publicly caned for having same sex relations in Terengganu, civil groups continue to protest, claiming that the duo had initially pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Nation 12 Sep 2018 | 4:50 AM

JAG urges Govt to enforce moratorium on corporal punishment

PETALING JAYA: The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has urged the Government to enforce a moratorium on corporal punishment, following the public caning of two women in Terengganu for attempting to have same-sex relations.

Nation 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

MPs, women’s groups cry foul over women’s caning

PETALING JAYA: Several politicians and NGOs have criticised the Kuala Terengganu Syariah High Court for caning two women who were guilty of committing same-sex relations.

Nation 25 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Women’s groups want an end to caning punishments

PETALING JAYA: Women’s rights groups want an immediate halt on all caning punishments in the country.

Nation 24 Aug 2018 | 5:51 AM

Stop all caning punishments now, say women's rights groups

PETALING JAYA: Women’s rights groups are calling for an immediate halt of all caning punishments in the country.

Children 03 Aug 2018 | 11:25 AM

Malaysian women want equal rights to confer citizenship to their children

Malaysian mothers married to foreign spouses want equal rights as fathers to confer citizenship to their children born abroad.

Nation 03 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mais move to raise marriageable age for girls praised

PETALING JAYA: There is support all around for Selangor Islamic Religious Council’s (Mais) decision to seek an amendment to the laws so that the legal marriageable age for girls is raised from 16 to 18.