Careers

POSITION: Communications and Outreach Manager (full-time) Deadline for Application: 30 April 2017 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is seeking a Communications and Outreach Manager who is passionate about women’s political equality. Applicants need to be well versed in human rights, gender equality and governance issues. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate maturity, excellent communication, […]

#InternetKita: human rights online, one tweet at a time

EMPOWER together with SUARAM, Amnesty International Malaysia, UndiMsia! and Women’s Aid Organisation launched a Twitter campaign on internet rights under the hashtag #InternetKita, which took place from 5th to 10th December 2015, in conjunction with Human Rights Day and 16 Days of Activism. The campaign aimed to increase understanding and create conversations on human rights […]

9 Pertuduhan Terhadap Zunar Adalah Bukti Salah Guna Kuasa Kerajaan

3 April 2015 For immediate release 9 PERTUDUHAN TERHADAP ZUNAR ADALAH BUKTI SALAH GUNA KUASA KERAJAAN Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan(GHAH) mengutuk sekeras-kerasnya tindakan kerajaan mengenakan sembilan pertuduhan Akta Hasutan terhadap kartunis politik Zulkifly Anwar Ul Haque atau lebih dikenali dengan nama penanya Zunar. Tindakan ini dilihat sebagai satu percubaan untuk menyekat kebebasan bersuara rakyat Malaysia […]

GHAH urges Twitter users to report the IGP to Twitter for harassment

23 March 2015 For immediate release GHAH urges Twitter users to report the IGP to Twitter for harassment Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) today launches a campaign, urging Twitter users to report the Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar to Twitter for harassment following months of threatening behaviour online. Since the crackdown under the […]

“Kami Wanita Orang Asli, Dengar Suara Kami!” Documentary

On International Human Rights Day 2014, EMPOWER is pleased to announce the soft launch of “Kami Wanita Orang Asli, Dengar Suara Kami!”, a documentary on the struggles of Orang Asli communities in three states in Peninsular Malaysia. The filming was done by Orang Asli women who were part of EMPOWER’s women’s political participation programme, and […]

#16Days of Activism #GBVTeachIn

On 27 November 2014, EMPOWER held a Twitter teach-in as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women, on violence against indigenous women. If you missed it, don’t despair — we have the entire teach-in archived via Storify: [View the story “#16Days of Activism #GBVteachin” on Storify] EMPOWER has been working with […]

Vacancy: Project Officer (Resource Development & Monitoring)

EMPOWER (Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor) is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual committed to human rights, with ICT experience, as Project Officer. POSITION: Project Officer (Resource Development & Monitoring) Project title: Networking for freedom online and offline: protecting freedom of information, expression and association on the internet in Malaysia About EMPOWER: We are an organisation […]

Seeking project officer with human rights and ICT experience!

EMPOWER (Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor) is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual committed to human rights, with ICT experience, as Project Officer. POSITION:  Project Officer Project title: Networking for freedom online and offline: protecting freedom of information, expression and association on the internet in Malaysia About EMPOWER: We are an organisation that believes in helping to build a democratic […]

International Women's Day 2014

International Women’s Day 2014: Wanita Peneraju Perubahan

Media Release, 21 April, 2014 Wanita Peneraju Perubahan The International Women’s Day has been the flagship event for Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) since 2011. This year, in celebration of grassroot community leaders from Teratai, Kuala Selangor and Subang, we rejoice and record our utmost appreciation and gratitude for their selfless and tireless work in […]

Malaysia’s 2nd UPR: Accepting and Implementing Recommendations

Malaysia’s 2nd Universal Periodic Review (UPR): Accepting and implementing recommendations   By Honey Tan Lay Ean Geneva, Switzerland 25 October 2013 It is cloudy with no chance of meatballs in Geneva. Actually it has been raining – quite a fair bit. Lucky for us our excitement kept us warm in the lead up to Malaysia’s […]