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

[BFM Interview] – V2K Telegram group and non- consensual dissemination of intimate images

On 5th October, 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. The Telegram chat group called “V2K” is the main platform for dissemination of violating materials, and has close to 40,000 members with 38,000 non-consensual intimate images or … Continue reading [BFM Interview] – V2K Telegram group and non- consensual dissemination of intimate images

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

#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

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge-building for the advancement of equality, non-discrimination and human rights. FEMINIST INTERNET RESEARCH NETWORK KRYSS Network is part of the Feminist Internet Research Network, a three-and-a-half-year collaborative and multidisciplinary research project led by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC). In this project, we seek to dismantle two dangerous assumptions – 1) that the exercise of … Continue reading KNOWLEDGE

VOICE

Expanding the discursive space for equality, non-discrimination and human rights HerSTORY FILMS PROJECT (2010-2011) 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 … Continue reading VOICE