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Family 30 Nov 2018 | 7:50 AM Premium

Malaysian fights her way out of 20-year abusive marriage, lives to tell her story

By sharing her experience of domestic abuse without fear and shame, Sunthari Subramaniam is bringing to the open a horrific atrocity that plagues too many homes.

AseanPlus News 04 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

No fair deal for women

THIS year, Pakistan’s women activists are observing 16 days of activism against gender violence (Nov 25 to Dec 10) with greater fervour than previously.

Community 21 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Video on domestic violence launched

THE All Women’s Action Society (Awam) recently launched a community service video on the issue of domestic violence, as part of its activities during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.

Lifestyle 06 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Brave voices

Survivors of domestic violence open up about their experiences.

Lifestyle 22 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

The 16-day campaign

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign that is organised between Nov 25 (International Day Against Violence Against Women) and Dec 10 (International Human Rights Day) every year.

Letters 03 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Don’t blame women for violence


Lifestyle 26 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Arresting marital rape

Yesterday was International Day for theElimination of Violence Against Women. We look at marital rape and why it is still notconsidered a crime in our country, despite legal amendments to make it so.

Lifestyle 25 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

A grand quarter century

For 25 years, the Women's Aid Organisation (WAO) has been speaking up for women whose voices have been silenced by violence, fear and intimidation.

Lifestyle 25 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

16 days of activism

The 16-day period, from the Nov 25 observation of the International Day against Violence Against Women, to Dec 10, which is International Human Rights Day, symbolically links violence against women with human rights.