On the Record: Violence Against Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender Persons In Malaysia

It was in 2010 that the CEDAW Committee adopted two ground-breaking General Recommendations that clearly elaborated the human rights protections afforded to lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people under the UN Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This included General Recommendation No.27 that recognised the multiple discriminations faced by … Continue reading On the Record: Violence Against Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender Persons In Malaysia

REVOLUSIS — a graphic novel because girls matter

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 — a graphic novel because girls matter

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