Social Media

Campaigns

We believe it is important to be vocal, visible, and run campaigns on the internet to contribute to the advocacy in our field of work. The often less talked about discourses surrounding the issues of freedom of expression from a gender lens should be magnified on the internet.

This section comprises the campaigns we have done over the years on social media.

Access to the Internet As a Human Right Campaign

Illustrated/ Designed by Gwyn When COVID-19 struck, it exposed the reality of how essential the internet is and how dependent we are on it. Unfortunately, it also brought home the unpleasant realization that not everyone has meaningful access to the internet at home. We have come to understand that, in this crisis, meaningful access to […]

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Illustration from UNSDG 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 […]

Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) Campaign

Illustrated/ Designed by Ly Ann
In Malaysia, and to some extent, globally, gender inequality is often and rightly addressed in terms of GBV and gender discriminatory impacts. However, the impact of gender inequality in relation to[…]

Gender and Media

Illustrated by Ly Ann When it comes to gender and media, existing media coverage on gender issues remains largely stereotypical and primarily centered on violence. Whether it is print, broadcast, or online spaces, coverage of gender inequality issues or coverage of issues with a gender perspective in Malaysian media, is minimal and far between. In […]

Manifestations of Violence on TikTok

The TikTok app has been downloaded over 2 billion times worldwide (Sensor Tower, 29 April 2020, but this data excludes downloads in China). It is owned by an internet company called ByteDance in China. If this growth continues, TikTok will very, very quickly overtake Facebook’s number of user accounts, and it appeals a lot to […]