Pertubuhan Pembangunan Kendiri Wanita dan Gadis berkata, tindakan polis mengambil keterangan Siti Hasmah menunjukkan suara wanita siginifikan dan penting.
Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) berkata, undang-undang sedia ada hanya untuk menangani gangguan seksual di tempat kerja.
Empower and WAO note PH's call for more female political leaders and its naming of Wan Azizah as its DPM-designate.
The book is the result of author Bernice Chauly’s two-year creative writing workshops with domestic violence victims.
Sebuah kumpulan wanita berkata ia memberi tanggapan salah mengenai penderaan rumah tangga.
Women's Aid Organisation says women need respect and equality, not a beauty product that promises fair skin and a flat tummy.
Many of them face language barriers and are afraid of the authorities while others are threatened with deportation or harm to their family members back home.
Legislation regarding the rights of migrant workers should be enforced, NGOs should advocate the rights of trafficked victims, and the general public should practise simple human decency.
As a community, we need to learn how to recognise the signs of someone who has been trafficked, and how to take action to help.
Women and girls are particularly vulnerable to this trade, although there has also been increasing reports of children including young boys being trafficked as prostitutes.
Most men are still hesitant to come forward and report their suffering at the hands of their wives.
Setiu MP gets flak for saying women are being abusive when they won't have sex with their husbands.
Education ministry must implement comprehensive sex education for youths to learn more about their bodies, says child rights activist.
Lawyer-activist says it is more important to teach men that violence shows a lack of self-control, while women's group says public caning violates human rights.
NGO chief wants government to establish more domestic violence shelters and allocate more funds for their management.
Meera Samanther says probe focussed on first checkpoint, that was a 'non-issue', and not second checkpoint where length of skirt was an issue.
Senior Parliament official says CCTV footage confirms security officers did not stop WAO staff over dress code, but because she was not on any MP's guest list.
The text-based aid service can converse in both English and Malay, and is available 24 hours a day.
WAO executive director says Penal Code must be amended to include the crime of marital rape, otherwise women who are raped by their husbands will stay silent.
Women’s aid group says new law not needed to criminalise marital rape, only an amendment to the existing law that gives husbands 'permission' to rape their wives.
Ahli Parlimen Seputeh berkata itu sebabnya Kanun Keseksaan meliputi perbuatan itu sebagai kesalahan suami mencederakan isteri dengan tujuan melakukan seks.
NGO itu mendesak kerajaan meminda Akta Imigresen kerana undang-undang sedia ada menyebabkan isteri warga asing kepada rakyat Malaysia terdedah kepada keganasan rumah tangga.
NGO urges government to amend Immigration Act as current law makes foreign wives of Malaysians vulnerable to domestic violence and difficult to escape abusive situations.
Seorang warga Indonesia berkongsi kisah sedih bagaimana dia didera suaminya, rakyat Malaysia secara fizikal dan psikologi.