REVOLUSIS – Fighting patriarchy with graphic novels

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

[PRESS STATEMENT] End intimidation and prosecution against Nur Sajat

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

Hello, new logo

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.

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

[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

#SupportSurvivors Series Part 1 : Telling Your Story of Sexual Violence and Harassment Over 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 1 : Telling Your Story of Sexual Violence and Harassment Over Social Media

Neither Revenge Nor Porn – Unpacking Non-consensual Dissemination of Intimate Images

In May 2020, we shared our thoughts on why the term "revenge porn" is misleading and does not reflect the motivation, nature and harms of this despicable act. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAuCV3rJHMe/?igshid=1ckvc8bpyfrxy Along with the social media content sharing, we also organised a hour and half long webinar on the same topic. Our host and discussants talk about … Continue reading Neither Revenge Nor Porn – Unpacking Non-consensual Dissemination of Intimate Images