CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Micro-grant for Southeast Asian feminist network

What is it all about? Spearheaded by KRYSS Network (Malaysia), Jakarta Feminists Association (Indonesia) and Gantala Press (Philippines), this initiative aims to strengthen our collective action for feminist organising and gender equality. 30 groups/collectives from the three countries will be selected to be part of this SEA feminist networks. Selected members will receive a micro-grant … Continue reading CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Micro-grant for Southeast Asian feminist network

Hello, new logo

KRYSS Network began 18 years ago as a voluntary collective who is passionate about creating safer spaces for young people to discuss issues they faced. We got diverse peoples to understand each other across religion, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. Our name was created in a coffee shop 18 years ago, and the logo was designed … Continue reading Hello, new logo

Voice, visibility and variety of viciousness: A Malaysian study on women’s lived realities on social media

This is the fourth study on internet rights by Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) under the APC-IMPACT project. It builds on EMPOWER’s previous research on online freedom of expression and freedom of information as well as freedom of assembly and association. It is a feminist response to increased instances of bullying and harassment on social media, seeking … Continue reading Voice, visibility and variety of viciousness: A Malaysian study on women’s lived realities on social media

[BFM Interview] – V2K Telegram group and non- consensual dissemination of intimate images

On 5th October, our Partner-Director, Serene Lim spoke to BFM Radio on the recent exposure of V2K Telegram group that disseminate and sexualise women’s photographs without their consent. The Telegram chat group called “V2K” is the main platform for dissemination of violating materials, and has close to 40,000 members with 38,000 non-consensual intimate images or … Continue reading [BFM Interview] – V2K Telegram group and non- consensual dissemination of intimate images

[PRESS RELEASE] Malaysian Government Should Defend Women’s Rights to Public and Political Participation

English version KRYSS Network condemns the online gender-based violence and harassment directed at participants/speakers of “Parlimen Digital” and call for the Malaysian government to take the necessary measures to defend the rights to public and political participation equally for all, and especially for women and girls. KRYSS Network was impressed with the participation of young … Continue reading [PRESS RELEASE] Malaysian Government Should Defend Women’s Rights to Public and Political Participation

#SupportSurvivors Series Part 2 : Naming& Tagging Sexual Assault Perpetrators on Social Media

Speaking up about your truth of sexual violence and sexual harassment is an uphill task and a traumatising experience. We have seen what the #MeToo movement has done in raising further awareness on how women are affected by sexual violence and harassment. The movement has certainly encouraged women to speak out on what they have … Continue reading #SupportSurvivors Series Part 2 : Naming& Tagging Sexual Assault Perpetrators on Social Media

Webinar #002: Neither Revenge Nor Porn – Unpacking Non-consensual Dissemination of Intimate Images

In this one and half hour webinar, our host and discussants talk about the politics around Non-consensual Dissemination of Intimate Images (NCII), women's bodily autonomy, sexuality, consent and technology. The discussions are summarised briefly as follows:- 1. The slippery slope between NCII and pornography, and; classification of NCII as porn presumed women's body as an … Continue reading Webinar #002: Neither Revenge Nor Porn – Unpacking Non-consensual Dissemination of Intimate Images