Revolusis Edisi Khas Hari Wanita Sedunia

We are excited to publish this REVOLUSIS special edition in conjunction with International Women's Day or Hari Wanita Sedunia. This special edition illustrates Vitya's, Violet's, Puteri's, Pen's and Tirana's experiences at the annual Women's March, and they are inspired by the real life documentation of discrimination and violence faced by women and girls at the … Continue reading Revolusis Edisi Khas Hari Wanita Sedunia

Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

KRYSS Network decided to undertake a research on “gender and media” in 2019 in view of the considerable freedom that media has begun to enjoy under the Pakatan Harapan government. This research, which was supported by UNESCO, and conducted in collaboration with the Institute of Journalists Malaysia, highlights how media is very sensitised and consciously … Continue reading Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

Voice, Visibility and Influence: Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

“Women in media” has been interrogated through research in many ways. Conventionally, it touches on the portrayal of women, women’s role and responsibilities, and the structural challenges faced by women journalists in media. As such, “voice”, “visibility” and “influence” of women can take many forms in media. However, little research can be found on how … Continue reading Voice, Visibility and Influence: Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

Extremism and The “Progressive” Extremist in Malaysia: Towards Understanding the Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity through the Collective and Its Ideology

This paper begins with an ideological analysis of “violent extremism” and “extremism”, and argues that to effectively prevent violent extremism, there is an urgent need to better understand and counter extremism. This paper makes a conscious distinction between “violent extremism” and “terrorism” and offers conceptual clarity on the definition of “extremism”, that is, as “actions, … Continue reading Extremism and The “Progressive” Extremist in Malaysia: Towards Understanding the Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity through the Collective and Its Ideology

On the Record: Violence Against Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender Persons In Malaysia

It was in 2010 that the CEDAW Committee adopted two ground-breaking General Recommendations that clearly elaborated the human rights protections afforded to lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people under the UN Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This included General Recommendation No.27 that recognised the multiple discriminations faced by … Continue reading On the Record: Violence Against Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender Persons In Malaysia

REVOLUSIS — a graphic novel because girls matter

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 — a graphic novel because girls matter