Tag: Universal Human Rights Frameworks

Joint Malaysian and Musawah NGO Oral Statement at the 69th CEDAW Session

GENEVA, 19th February 2018 – A joint coalition of 37 civil society organisations in Malaysia (1) and Musawah raised concerns at the 69th Session of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) that despite having acceded to CEDAW in 1995, Malaysia is only engaging in its second review, having last…

Letters to the Editor – International Women’s Day

Dear Editor, On International Women’s Day (IWD) this year, we at AWAM take a moment to take stock of the state of women in Malaysia. There are those who claim that Malaysian women have been granted equal rights and equal opportunities, that there is no further work to be done because we have achieved that…

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