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While women’s groups recognise the government’s efforts to push through the Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill 2021, there are significant gaps that need to be addressed.
Marriages are supposed to endure good times and bad, but when troubles surface, violence is no way to resolve the conflict.
Activists and advocates who are working hard to make the country a better place are keeping their optimism and hoping for a better 2022.
The first ever Malaysian Women’s Tribunal provided a platform for women to testify about the abuse and mistreatment they’ve suffered and to advocate for better laws and means to seek protection and redress.
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.
Malaysia’s first women’s tribunal will take place in November, announced The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality and Engender Consultancy in a press conference today.
Women’s rights organisations have called for the new government to prioritise women, children and vulnerable communities.
A tweet about period spot checks in schools has led to a torrent of anguished sharing about humiliating and harmful practices that have become normalised.
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Incidences of violence faced by women and children have escalated in Malaysia and around the world since the pandemic and it is more crucial than even to stand against violence and advocate for victims.
It is crucial that victims of sexual harassment speak out and officially report the harassment they experience so that perpetrators can be brought to justice.