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

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

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

HerSTORY FILMS PROJECT (2010-2011)

Expanding the discursive space for equality, non-discrimination and human rights It is very common to find that women's voices, bodies and contributions are deliberately omitted from mainstream narratives. From official documentation of historical events to religious texts. From right-wing to left-wing politics. From writing to film. HerStory Films Project was undertaken by a collective of … Continue reading HerSTORY FILMS PROJECT (2010-2011)