Kenyataan Akhbar SWWS: Membentuk Masa Depan yang Mengutamakan Pemandiri (Mangsa)

Persatuan Wanita untuk Wanita Sarawak (SWWS) - Kenyataan Akhbar SWWS - 15 Julai 2023 For Englsh version, click here. YB Nancy Shukri, Menteri Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, telah mengadakan sebuah mesyuarat untuk membincangkan penambahbaikan perkhidmatan untuk pemandiri di One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC), yang bertempat di semua hospital umum utama di Sarawak, sebagai jawapan kepada kebimbangan…

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SWWS Press Release: Building a Survivor-Centric Future

Sarawak Women for Women Society - Press Release - 15 July 2023 Untuk versi Bahasa Malaysia, klik sini. YB Nancy Shukri, the Minister for Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, recently called for a meeting to discuss how to improve services for rape survivors approaching the One-Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC), based at all major general hospitals…

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Open letter to Cabinet regarding proposals to amend citizenship laws in Malaysia

Press Release - 21 June 2023We, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations, are writing with regard to ongoing deliberations within government to amend Part III of the Federal Constitution and its related schedules.We welcome the government’s efforts to address longstanding issues relating to the citizenship of children born abroad to Malaysian citizen mothers, through amendments to include “mother”…

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Child Advocates and Civil Society Organisations: Government Agencies have a Legal Responsibility towards ALL Children in Malaysia

Press Release - 10 April 2023We are writing this on Easter morning. Easter is a time of hope and we have been reflecting on this recent marvellous, wonderful and just High Court ruling. The High Court judgment by Justice Datuk Noorin Badaruddin finally acknowledges, what the Child Act 2001 has been “saying” all these decades, that ALL…

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MORE PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN – SWWS Applauds Legislative Changes & Calls For Further Action

Sarawak Women for Women Society - Press Release - 31 March 2023 Recently the Government passed much needed amendments to two Acts to enhance protecting children from Child Sexual Abuse. Warmly welcomed as these are, SWWS calls on all parties to speedily implement the changes and continue to refine legislation to meet international best practices.The first set…

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Women-In-Need Need Empowerment at Kuching Community Social Support Centre

Sarawak Women for Women Society - Press Release - 5 December 2022 CSSC at Wisma Ho Ho Lim, Kuching *At the moment, please make an appointment with us prior to your visit to CSSC Kuching* Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) is pleased to announce an extension of its service through the opening of the Kuching Community…

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JAG: Keep Gender Equality Front and Centre

Press Release - 25 November 2022The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) would like to congratulate Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim on his appointment as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia. As we await with anticipation the appointment of the Cabinet, we urge the government to appoint a credible and capable Minister for Women, Family, and Community Development.…

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JAG: At least 30% women political participation should be a priority, no longer a backseat

Press Release - 22 October 2022We, the undersigned, strongly urge all political parties to uphold their commitment to at least 30% women political participation through fielding proportional numbers of women candidates for elections. Political parties play a significant role in deciding which candidates to field, this is pivotal in the recognition of women's rights to equally contribute…

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