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Why it’s empowering to say ‘no’

In business, time is money, as they say and sometimes saying “no” is essential to respecting your own time and space.

Top 10 women-empowering movies of all times

From lawyers to nuns, to private detectives and baseball players, women have inspired us in many fascinating ways.

Rule meant to empower people weaker now under PH, says lawyer

Lawyer Derek Fernandez says the gazetted KL City Plan, which includes questionable elements, makes DBKL's Rule 5 less effective than it already is.

NGO desak kerajaan henti hukuman sebat untuk semua jenayah

Kumpulan Bertindak Bersama bagi Kesaksamaan Jantina berkata hukuman sebat tidak berperikemanusiaan kerana ia meninggalkan kesan masa panjang.

IDEAS suggests 5 areas for institutional reforms committee to tackle

The think tank, in welcoming the establishment of the committee, says it hopes the reforms will see ‘light of day’ within 100 days.

Put women in winnable seats, says rights group

Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor says women candidates for GE14 only comprise 23% of the total candidates listed.

Legal jargon baffling women in rural areas, says rights group

Empower says access and the right to information is crucial in the struggle for women's rights.

Uphold right to dissent, halt attacks against Maryam Lee

Women's rights organisation says recent events also highlight how women are attacked more severely than their male allies for speaking up on the same issues.

‘We win’ says women’s group over quizzing of Siti Hasmah

'It shows that her voice is significant enough to intimidate the authorities.'

NGO: Polis ambil keterangan Siti Hasmah kemenangan buat wanita

Pertubuhan Pembangunan Kendiri Wanita dan Gadis berkata, tindakan polis mengambil keterangan Siti Hasmah menunjukkan suara wanita siginifikan dan penting.

Pakatan praised for its nod to women

Empower and WAO note PH's call for more female political leaders and its naming of Wan Azizah as its DPM-designate.

Jamil Khir hopes Budget will empower religious institutions

Minister remains hopeful that Najib Razak will raise civil servants’ salaries and upgrade Shariah Court buildings.

Cabinet nod to set up panel to empower shariah court

Jamil Khir says several clusters will be set up under the committee to discuss, among others, matters concerning efforts to harmonise civil and shariah laws.

Special panel to be set up to empower shariah courts

Minister Jamil Khir Baharom says special committee will involve the Islamic religious councils of each state.

Bar questions police raids without presence of lawyers

Legal rights of Bersih and Empower have been violated as police were only investigating, not arresting anyone, says Bar president Steven Thiru.

Khalid: Polis pantau NGO tertentu selepas serbu Empower

Khalid berkata, polis sedang mengumpul bukti dan akan mengambil tindakan terhadap NGO tertentu apabila tiba masanya.

IGP: Police monitoring NGOs after Empower raid

Khalid Abu Bakar says police are currently collecting evidence against NGOs and action will be taken against them at an appropriate time.

Maria Chin, freed from Sosma, still subject to police probe

The Bersih 2.0 chairperson says Empower was raided as police believe Bersih’s accounts are at that office.

After Bersih 2.0, police now raid Empower office

Women’s rights group, Pusat Kesedaran Komuniti (Empower), is being investigated for activities detrimental to parliamentary democracy and under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma).

Pejabat Empower diserbu polis, disiasat bawah Sosma

Peguam berkata kumpulan hak asasi wanita itu yang turut diasaskan oleh Pengerusi Bersih 2.0 Maria Chin Abdullah kini disiasat di bawah Sosma dan Seksyen 124(c) Kanun Keseksaan.

EAIC seeks more powers to curb custodial deaths

Empowering EAIC is more effective than pushing for IPCMC, says EAIC Chairman Yaacob Md Sam.

NGO wants gov’t to respect online freedoms, privacy

Empower expresses concern over plans to monitor WhatsApp, arguing it constitutes spying on private communications between individuals and is a violation of privacy.