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Nation 12 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Employment Act being reviewed

PETALING JAYA: The Employment Act 1955 is being reviewed to see how the law can be improved to better tackle sexual harassment at the work place.

Nation 05 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Need for better protection

It could happen to anyone – man or woman, and anytime. But more often than not, it is never brought up. And that is one of the stumbling blocks in combating sexual harassment at the workplace.

Nation 01 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Fate of Nepalese in abortion case known soon

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Nepalese Nirmala Thapa who is facing an abortion charge in a Sessions Court will know her fate on July 30.

Community 20 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

JAG not happy with Government decision not to criminalise marital rape

THE Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) is disappointed with de facto Law Minister Nancy Shukri’s statement on June 10 that the Government has decided not to criminalise marital rape.

Family 17 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

Marital rape should be a crime, but it is not, yet

A man who forces sex on a woman should be a charged as a criminal, even if she is his wife.

Nation 10 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

No sarong policy, says Liow

There is no need for clients to don a sarong if they breach the Road Transport Department’s dress code. Yet, it happened – and it could be a case of little Napoleons running riot again. A check by ‘The Star’ showed some JPJ offices have no problem serving those wearing shorts, skirts, sleeveless tops and slippers.

Community 26 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Group watching out for women’s rights

IN today’s Malaysian society, trends of sexism and misogynism can be seen in many aspects — one of them being discrimination against women politicians.

Arts 10 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Aiyoh Watlah! takes a dig at public ridiculousness with humour

The Aiyoh Watlah! awards continues to highlight the most sexist, misogynistic, homophobic and transphobic Malaysian achievements of the year. Drum roll!

Nation 28 Apr 2015 | 2:06 PM

Bersih’s Maria Chin arrested over involvement in #KitaLawan rally

KUALA LUMPUR: Bersih 2.0 chief and activist Maria Chin Abdullah was arrested at the Dang Wangi Police headquarters but was released after she posted bail.

Nation 28 Apr 2015 | 11:39 AM

Bersih’s Maria Chin Abdullah gives statement on #KitaLawan

KUALA LUMPUR: Bersih 2.0 chief and activist Maria Chin Abdullah has been called in by the police to give her statement concerning the March 28 #KitaLawan rally in Kuala Lumpur.