With the recent case being a 17-year-old girl getting numerous lewd remarks and harassment for speaking up about rape culture in school, our Partner-Director, Serene Lim spoke to BFM during their Evening Edition on the available redress for victim/survivor of online gender-based violence and the challenges that comes with it. Click here to visit the … Continue reading [BFM Interview] Taking action against online sexual harassment
We, the undersigned are extremely disturbed and appalled by the horrible and dangerous comments and threats made by the public towards Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam, a 17-year old Malaysian student who recently called out a male Physical Education (Pendidikan Jasmani Kesihatan) teacher in her school for ‘joking’ about rape and implying to male students that … Continue reading [PRESS STATEMENT] We stand in solidarity with Ain Husniza
How does the Malaysian media portray women and gender issues? Is gender inequality still stereotyped and sensationalized in media coverage? For our first episode, together with our guest speakers, Angela M. Kuga Thas explores the topic of the media industry ensuring adequate and regular coverage on gender issues, including a gender perspective on issues. Featuring … Continue reading Episode 1: Gender and Media
From March all the way to October 2021, KRYSS Network is running a “virtual workshop roadshow” where we make an open call to event and community organisers to invite us to jointly host a virtual workshop on digital rights and online gender-based violence with their organisation/society/collective or just a group of friends. These workshops would allow … Continue reading Virtual Workshop Roadshow: Unpacking online gender-based violence
In July 2020, KRYSS Network organized a 14-day nationwide Hacking Hate Virtual Camp (2020) (HHVC) where we had 34 participants share knowledge, experiences and insights and contributed towards building a community of response against online gender-based violence (OGBV) and hate speech. We tap the expertise of individuals from various sectors, not just the human rights … Continue reading Hacking Hate Virtual Camp
REVOLUSIS is a populist graphic novel in Bahasa Malaysia for teenage girls that is centred on girl-power, that girls can do great things with the right support. A brainchild of Knowledge and Rights with Young people through Safer Spaces (KRYSS), The creative team behind REVOLUSIS comprise six feminist writers and a graphic novelist artist who … Continue reading REVOLUSIS – Fighting patriarchy with graphic novels
KRYSS Network strongly condemns the Selangor Islamic Religious Department’s (JAIS) attempts to intimidate and persecute Nur Sajat, a transwoman who is also a cosmetics entrepreneur. The news of JAIS’s deployment of 122 personnel to pursue a nation-wide search of Nur Sajat appears to be an excessive exercise and can be perceived as disproportionate to her … Continue reading [PRESS STATEMENT] End intimidation and prosecution against Nur Sajat
Today we launch our new logo proudly, as we at KRYSS Network continue to evolve, reflect, learn and innovate. We have grown so much since we institutionalised the organisation two years ago. The change in our logo is to reflect who we are today and where we are heading.
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
On 5th October 2021, 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.