29.9 C
Kuala Lumpur
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tag: WAO

WAO denies confirming details in daily’s expose of molest case

The women's organisation says it only confirmed with the English daily, with the mother’s consent, that it had provided services to her.

Use our report as guide to improve women’s rights, activists tell...

Putrajaya should respond positively to a report on the status of women's rights in Malaysia, say women's rights groups.

JPN digesa jaga keselamatan isteri didera di tribunal perkahwinan

WOA menggesa JPN meminda prosedurnya untuk memastikan keselamatan mangsa keganasan rumahtangga yang menuntut cerai di tribunal perkahwinan.

NGO gesa kerajaan segera gubal akta gangguan seksual

Akta gangguan seksual perlu digubal supaya wanita tidak lagi takut untuk membuat laporan jika berlaku sebarang keganasan dan gangguan seksual terhadap mereka.

NGO gesa kerajaan jadikan intip dan hendap kesalahan jenayah

Intip dan hendap ketika ini tidak dianggap sebagai satu jenayah di Malaysia.

NGO Wanita tolak cadangan perintah berkurung remaja di Kelantan

WAO dan SIS berkata cadangan itu melanggar hak asasi manusia dan menjadikan sasaran yang tidak adil serta menghukum remaja.

Peguam: Status kahwin bukan tiket suami layan isteri seperti hamba seks

Sisters in Islam berkata, undang-undang berkaitan rogol dalam perkahwinan sukar diubah kerana sesetengah pihak memperkecilkan isu itu dan menganggap ia tidak perlu dipersoalkan.

WAO upset Putrajaya won’t criminalise marital rape

Women's group wants government to review decision and says marriage must not be a licence to rape.

All-round praise for new Mara head

Women’s Aid Organisation says recent appointments of women to top positions will help close the gender gap.

NGO gesa kerajaan mansuh undang-undang benar kahwin bawah umur

Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita menyarankan kerajaan Pusat mencontohi Selangor yang menetapkan had umur minimum perkahwinan kepada 18 tahun.

Public caning: PAS ulama slammed over ‘free publicity’ remark

Sisters in Islam and Women’s Aid Organisation are among those who are appalled by the remark made by PAS Dewan Ulama chief Mahfodz Mohamed.

WAO: Ease the way to justice for women who suffer discrimination

The proposed bill on gender equality should ensure the intent of the law is realised, says the NGO.

Letting foreign workers get pregnant: Bosses say no, union says yes

MEF says it can lead to social issues and legal complications, but a women’s NGO and a worker's group say it is discrimination to disallow foreign female workers from having children.

WAO: If we can’t feel safe at a police station, where...

Women's Aid Organisation slams police's alleged treatment of Kogee Sinniah, says it is their duty to act with respect, empathy and compassion.

Group urges action after ‘thugs’ attack women in KL event

A video posted on Facebook shows several men accusing the Women's Day event of promoting 'LGBT' lifestyle and undermining the family institution.

Sexual harassment often swept under the carpet, says women’s NGO

Women's Aid Organisation says this is largely to protect the institution's image or those in power, and calls for clear policies in the workplace to handle the problem.

Too distraught to report rape? WAO can help

The organisation says the unwillingness of victims to come forward makes statistics on the crime unreliable.

‘Toxic masculinity’ to blame for violence, says WAO

WAO communications officer Tan Heang Lee says boys are taught not to cry and, as a result, men often express themselves through anger and violence instead.

NGO: Wanita terdedah bahaya kerana sifat ganas ‘kelelakian toksik’

Pegawai Komunikasi WAO, Tan Heang Lee, berkata anak lelaki dididik supaya tidak menangis dan akibatnya mereka menunjukkan perasaan menerusi kemarahan dan keganasan.

Cops must charge men who attacked female guard, says Tenaganita

NGO feels although victim had withdrawn her complaint, onus is on cops to act on those who are violent.

NGO, interfaith body urge police to reunite Indira with daughter

Prasana Diksa, who turns 10 this year, remains missing after she was taken away by Indira's ex-husband in 2009.

‘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.

‘NUJ patut kecam ahli politik, bukan salahkan mangsa gangguan seksual’

Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) berkata, undang-undang sedia ada hanya untuk menangani gangguan seksual di tempat kerja.

MOST VIEWED LAST 2 DAYS

CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS