Our annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign is dedicated to all women who are frequently formidable in silence but lack the platform and opportunity to be heard. It serves as a reminder to everyone that we are all diverse but equally deserving of dignity and human rights. Check out our campaign here: … Continue reading 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
In Malaysia, while gender inequality is often and rightly addressed in terms of gender-based violence and its discriminatory impacts, the impact of gender inequality on freedom of expression is largely unaddressed. A framework for an unrestrained freedom of expression means very little to women and gender non-conforming persons if it ignores the inherent power dynamics … Continue reading Gender Justice and the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AqfY3t-210 In today's day and age, many people are under the impression that girls are hypersexualized and are uninhibited in presenting themselves sexually over social media. This perception is influenced by a pervasive victim-blaming culture where it is always the girls’ fault for not exercising restraint in how they present themselves in public when they … Continue reading REVOLUSIS Animation: Sedar Diri
In conjunction with our 2021 Virtual Workshop Roadshow, 'Unpacking Online Gender-Based Violence', we created a Zine to further the awareness of online gender-based violence, its harms to victims, and the resources available to help victims. This Zine centers around the story of Sara, a 15-year-old girl who becomes a victim of online gender-based violence after … Continue reading Virtual Workshop Roadshow Zine: Risalah Abby
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
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.
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.