EMPOWER Menyokong Anak Muda dalam Penggerakkan Mobilisasi Besar-besaran #TangkapMO1

Kenyataan Media: EMPOWER Menyokong Anak Muda dalam Penggerakkan Mobilisasi Besar-besaran #TangkapMalaysianOfficial1 (#TangkapMO1) 19 Ogos 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) menyokong penuh mobilisasi besar-besaran #TangkapMO1 oleh anak-anak muda kita, diketuai oleh Anis Syafiqah, yang bakal diadakan pada 27 Ogos. Jabatan Kehakiman (DOJ) Amerika Syarikat dalam sidang media mereka pada 20 Julai 2016, telah membuat kenyataan […]

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 […]

Political Participation: Parity, Inclusiveness, Diversity

Political Participation: Parity, Inclusiveness, Diversity Media Statement, 8 March 2016 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) congratulates Jannie Lasimbang for her win in the JKKK (Jawatankuasa Kemajuan dan Keselamatan Kampung) election for Kg. Tanaki and Nampasan in the district of Penampang, Sabah. We further congratulate the district of Penampang for the admirable effort in holding local […]

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 […]

“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 […]

The Truth is Out: Gender Discrimination Still Entrenched in PAS

The Truth is Out: Gender Discrimination Still Entrenched in PAS 17 September 2014 Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is outraged by reports on an online news portal that PAS’s clergy wing rejected Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as Menteri Besar due to her gender, along with two other reasons. We are especially disappointed that PAS […]

Joint Merdeka Statement

Joint Merdeka Statement 31 August 2014 Selamat Hari Merdeka! On this Merdeka Day, we as civil society organisations are disappointed that, a woman candidate who commands the majority support of the State Assembly, has yet to be named as the Menteri Besar of Selangor. A Menteri Besar must have the support of the majority of […]

Joint Statement: Resolve Selangor Crisis, Seize Opportunity to Make History

Resolve Selangor Crisis, Seize Opportunity to Make History Media Statement, 19 August 2014 The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) calls for a speedy resolution to the current political crisis in Selangor. We deplore the waste of public resources and time that could have been spent on more pressing issues. We wish to reiterate […]

Sexism is not a Malaysian Culture

Media Statement, 15 July 2014 Sexism is not a Malaysian Culture Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is extremely shocked by yet another slammer on women’s human rights. UMNO lawyer, Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun has actually given a sexist, distasteful and disrespectful comment against PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to say that […]

Joint press conference with Perak Women for Women Society and EMPOWER at Teluk Intan, 28 May 2014

Moving Forward on Women in Politics

Joint Statement, 28 May 2014 Moving Forward on Women in Politics Perak Women for Women Society (PWW) and Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) are appalled at the continued display of sexism and misogyny directed towards Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud. We are especially disappointed that so much of it has come from political and government leaders. During […]