[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

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

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