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Malaysians are urged to take a stand against rape culture and other gender-based violence in light of actor Fauzi Nawawi’s recent rape comments on a talk show.
KUALA LUMPUR: Women’s groups and activists have spoken out against actor Fauzi Nawawi’s comments during a talk show where he made light of a rape scene in a film he acted.
PETALING JAYA: As recent incidents have put the systemic rape culture in Malaysia under the spotlight, women’s rights advocates are calling for an end to this, saying the country is in need of societal changes.More comprehensive laws and plans are also needed to stamp out rape culture, which is perpetuated by misogynistic language, the objectification of women’s bodies as well as the glamorisation and normalisation of sexual violence, they said.
Anti-rape petition resurfaces, gathers over 600,000 signatures after actor’s alleged comment on talk show
PETALING JAYA: Recent public sentiment over a local celebrity’s comments about rape has led to an old petition becoming the most-signed Malaysian petition online.
This is the second in a series of stories on image-based abuse supported by the Judith Neilson Institute’s Asian Stories project, in collaboration with The Korea Times, Indonesia’s Tempo magazine, the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, and Manila-based ABS-CBN. Sonia Sarkar, Tashny Sukumaran and Lee Min-young contributed reporting. The piece contains descriptions of a sexual nature.
A Malaysian teenager who used TikTok to challenge inappropriate behaviour by a teacher, launched a movement to make schools a safer place.
Any act which causes students to feel violated must never be dismissed as a ‘joke’.
Madison Smith, 22, collected the hundreds of signatures necessary to empanel the grand jury after the county prosecutor resolved the case by allowing the perpetrator to plead guilty to aggravated battery and receive two years’ probation.
Sexual harassment and bullying in Malaysian educational institutions have been an unresolved issue for decades and this young woman starts an online movement with the aim of helping to propel it from school level to legislation.