Idamkan Pingat Emas Olimpik? Janakuasa Atlet Wanita

Kenyataan Media: Idamkan Pingat Emas Olimpik? Janakuasa Atlet Wanita 19 Ogos 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) menyeru Kementerian Belia dan Sukan serta masyarakat umum untuk memandang pembangunan atlet wanita secara serius. Temasya Sukan Olimpik yang sedang berlangsung membuktikan keperluan untuk menggalakkan wanita menceburi bidang sukan kerana pembangunan atlet wanita mempunyai potensi yang besar. Masyarakat […]

Wanita berhak turut serta secara bebas dalam sistem demokrasi Malaysia

Kenyataan Media Wanita berhak turut serta secara bebas dalam sistem demokrasi Malaysia 7 Jun 2016 Kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh calon Bebas bagi Pilihan Raya Kecil (PRK) Parlimen Kuala Kangsar, Izat Bukhary Ismail Bukhary baru-baru ini benar-benar mengecewakan.[1] Kenyataan beliau bahawa wanita tidak sesuai menjadi pemimpin adalah salah sama sekali. Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) ingin […]

Joint Statement: Consultation before Amendments: Keep the Internet Free

Joint Action Group for Gender Equality “Consultation before Amendments: Keep the Internet Free” 16 May 2016 The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) is gravely concerned over the proposal to amend the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA). We believe, based on reports of the proposed amendments and the escalating suppression of freedom of […]

#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 […]

Sexism and Bigotry in Parliament Must Be Censured

Sexism and Bigotry in Parliament Must Be Censured Media Statement, 5 November 2015 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is appalled to read reports that the Member of Parliament for Baling, Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, had used the slur “pondan” against a female Parliamentarian during a debate and further compounded his offence the next […]

International Women’s Day 2015: Stepping Up Equality

International Women’s Day 2015: Stepping Up Equality 4 March 2015 This year marks 20 years since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, as well as the 20th anniversary of Malaysia’s ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Today, while Malaysia has done an […]