Gender Justice and the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

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

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

What is equality?

How do we begin to understand equality in a world where there are too few examples of what equality looks like? Too often, men and women would misunderstand "equality" as "equal treatment", such as below: Image Source: https://medium.com/inspired-ideas-prek-12/whats-the-difference-between-equity-and-equality-in-education-ef20971e7fda It is very important to bear in mind that the left image above does not show "equality" … Continue reading What is equality?