Virtual Workshop Roadshow: Unpacking online gender-based violence

From March all the way to October 2021, KRYSS Network is running a “virtual workshop roadshow” where we make an open call to event and community organisers to invite us to jointly host a virtual workshop on digital rights and online gender-based violence with their organisation/society/collective or just a group of friends. These workshops would allow … Continue reading Virtual Workshop Roadshow: Unpacking online gender-based violence

#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

Voice, Visibility and Influence: Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

“Women in media” has been interrogated through research in many ways. Conventionally, it touches on the portrayal of women, women’s role and responsibilities, and the structural challenges faced by women journalists in media. As such, “voice”, “visibility” and “influence” of women can take many forms in media. However, little research can be found on how … Continue reading Voice, Visibility and Influence: Towards Mapping Media Agents of Change for Gender Equality in Malaysia

Extremism and The “Progressive” Extremist in Malaysia: Towards Understanding the Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity through the Collective and Its Ideology

This paper begins with an ideological analysis of “violent extremism” and “extremism”, and argues that to effectively prevent violent extremism, there is an urgent need to better understand and counter extremism. This paper makes a conscious distinction between “violent extremism” and “terrorism” and offers conceptual clarity on the definition of “extremism”, that is, as “actions, … Continue reading Extremism and The “Progressive” Extremist in Malaysia: Towards Understanding the Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity through the Collective and Its Ideology