Multimedia Material

Documentaries and Short Videos

Part of and supported by EMPOWER’s women’s political participation programme.

Kami Wanita Orang Asli, Dengar Suara Kami!

(2014, 17 minutes, BM with English subtitles) Stories of resilience and dedication by 6 Orang Asli activists, filmed by Orang Asli women who were part EMPOWER’s women’s political participation programme.

Wanita Berkepimpinan: Normawati binti Ghazali

(2015, 4 minutes, BM with English subtitles) Meet Atie, one of our programme graduates! Here, she speaks about her work and hopes for the future.

Tanpa Wajah/Unseen Faces

(2013, 30 minutes, BM subtitles) Three women leaders, three voices for change. Winner of the 2013 Freedom Film Fest Award for Best Malaysian Film. Watch the trailer above!

Undi Kita Hak Kita

(2013, in Tamil) A voter education video for Tamil-speaking communities showing basic steps in registering as a voter and casting a vote, as well as solutions to common problems.

Advocacy and Campaigns

Campaigns, visual advocacy material and public awareness initiatives.



(2015, English) #InternetKita: a Twitter campaign in collaboration with other civil society organisations, in conjunction with Human Rights Day and 16 Days of Activism.

#16Days #GBVteachin

(2014, English) As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women, EMPOWER held a Twitter teach-in on violence against indigenous women.


(2014, English) A series of infographics created as part of the social media campaign #HentikanRogol (#StopRape) leading up to a Citizens Against Rape march and candlelight vigil on 23 August 2014. Kempen Penyertaan dan Perwakilan Wanita dalam Politik (2013) EMPOWER’s photo campaign encouraging higher participation and representation of women in politics.

Penyertaan dan Perwakilan Wanita dalam Politik

(2013, 3 videos in English and BM) Siri video pendek, hasil perjumpaan antara Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) dengan pemimpin Parti Sosialis Malaysia, DAP, Gerakan and PKR dalam perbincangan berkenaan dengan calon wanita dalam Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13.

GE13: Message to Women/PRU13: Kata-kata Semangat Kepada Wanita

(2013, 13 videos in English, BM, Mandarin, and Tamil) In the lead-up to the 13th General Election, EMPOWER asked political and civil society leaders if they had a message for women voters and candidates.


Teach-ins, study sessions, public events, and presentations organised by EMPOWER.

Briefing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) for Malaysian NGOs

(2016, approx. 2 hours, English) On 13th January 2016, EMPOWER organised a briefing session for Malaysian NGOs on the TPPA, in conjunction with Ms. Sanya Reid Smith’s visit to Malaysia. Ms. Reid Smith is an expert on Trade and Investment Rules and has been monitoring the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) since 2011. She is also a resource person for Bantah TPPA Malaysia.

Solidarity with the Homeless Community

(2014, BM) Speech by Executive Director Maria Chin Abdullah during a solidarity night with the homeless community in Kuala Lumpur.

Your Vote is Your Voice

(2013, English) A recording of Dr Bridget Welsh’s presentation on “Women’s Participation and Women’s Representation in Malaysian Elections: Trends and Implications for the Upcoming GE13”, hosted by EMPOWER on 6 April.