Tag: Press Statement. JAG statements

Gross Violation of Children’s Rights in Kelantan

The Joint Action Group on Gender Equality (JAG) is appalled and disgusted to learn that indecent photos and videos of a Malay school girl and boy allegedly from Kelantan are currently being circulated via social media. JAG strongly objects to the way the school children were raided and made to display themselves in the nude…

JAG memuji seruan untuk debat dan dialog terbuka berkenaan Perundangan Islam

Awal minggu ini, sekumpulan rakyat Malaysia telah mengarang satu surat yang menyeru supaya “debat dan dialog terbuka berkenaan Perundangan Islam” diwujudkan. Surat terbuka itu ditulis oleh 25 rakyat Malaysia yang dihormati, termasuk bekas kakitangan kerajaan, hakim-hakim, duta-duta, dan lain-lain, termasuk Dato’ Noor Farida Ariffin, salah seorang pengasas serta pemegang amanah Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO). Pesanan…

No one deserves to be battered

Within the past two weeks, a woman in Alor Setar, Kedah was murdered and a woman in Kangar, Perlis was severely battered, reportedly by their jealous husbands. This is unacceptable. On 7 January 2013, Kosmo! reported that a 27-year-old woman in Kangar was hospitalised after her husband attacked her using a chair, a stone mortar,…

Joint Press Release

24 SEPTEMBER 2002 We the following women’s organisations are deeply disturbed by the grounds for acquittal of Razali Pilen given by the Kuala Lumpur’s Sessions Court Judge, Mohd Saman Mohd Ramli on 24.09.2002. The learned judge had highlighted these facts: • that both women did not push Razali away or scream; • there was no…

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