Press Releases

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Press Statement - 1 May 2017 We urge the Government to enact specific anti-gender discrimination laws which would further promote, protect gender and eradicate gender discrimination. In 1985, all women's organisations got together to submit reforms to all laws and policies in Malaysia that discriminate against women...

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Press Statement - 5 April 2017 Child marriage is a human rights violation. In some countries, there are laws against it and yet the practice remains widespread. There are several reasons for this practice, which includes gender inequality where girls are not valued as much as boys....

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Press Release About Jenny Jenny Pong, a double leg amputee, is a woman of perseverance. Despite life's hardships and multiple challenges, she has a dynamic positiveness in her outlook on life. Lying on her makeshift trolley that helps her move about, she manages work around her house, does marketing...

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About 500 men, women and children from companies, Residents Associations and NGOs braved the rain to participate in Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia’s “Walk The Talk to Stop Violence Against Women”, with the theme “Community Against Violence”. The event was flagged off by representatives of the...

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Communities can play a Meaningful Role as a Key Support Group to Stop Violence Against Women. (for a msword doc version, please click here: press-release) Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia Advisor to the Walk The Talk - Stop Violence Against Women 2016, themed “Community Against Violence” has challenged...