Tighten regulations on underage marriage, instead of one-size-fits-all policy – MACSA

(*featured photo from PenangMonthly) UNDERAGE MARRIAGE ISSUE Underage marriages are strongly correlated with poverty and level of education. It happens in any society where there is an imbalance of wealth distribution, and children are the weakest fragment amongst the society and are normally the most victimised. We support measures to stop forced marriages that are […]

Continue Reading

COMANGO attack of fellow human rights defenders smacks of diversion and desperation – MACSA

The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA) is disappointed that the Coalition of Malaysian NGOs in the UPR Process (COMANGO) has chosen to frame its own UPR stakeholder report on Human Rights in Malaysia with unprovoked, malicious attacks on their fellow human rights defenders.   MACSA, like COMANGO, has in […]

Continue Reading

WAFIQ Alu-Alukan Akta Pekerja Sosial

WAFIQ mengalu-alukan kenyataan YB Menteri Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, Datuk Sri Wan Azizah untuk membawa rang undang-undang Kerja Sosial dibahaskan di parlimen. Umum mengetahui, Profesyen Kerja Sosial merupakan satu profesyen yang penting bagi menjamin kebajikan rakyat terutamanya pengadvokasian golongan sasar antaranya kanak-kanak, warga emas dan golongan kurang upaya. Namun begitu, ketiadaan sebuah akta bagi […]

Continue Reading

Addressing Religious Discrimination and Sexual Harassments Against Working Women – MACSA

Women’s participation in the national workforce has increased from 5.72 million in the second quarter of 2017 to 5.76 million in the third quarter in the same year according to Chief Statistician of the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin. The female labour force participation rate for Malaysia was 54.3% […]

Continue Reading

Menangani Masalah Diskriminasi Agama & Gangguan Seksual di Kalangan Wanita di Tempat Kerja (MACSA)

Penglibatan wanita dalam sektor pekerjaan negara telah meningkat dari 5.72 juta dalam suku kedua tahun 2017 kepada 5.76 juta dalam suku ketiga tahun yang sama, seperti yang dinyatakan oleh Ketua Perangkawan, Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin. Kadar penyertaan wanita dalam tenaga kerja di Malaysia adalah 54.3% pada tahun sebelumnya. Trend terkini […]

Continue Reading

[Video] MACSA di IKIMfm: Semakan Berkala Sejagat PBB dan Isu LGBT

ANALISIS BERSAMA MACSA | “Semakan Berkala Sejagat Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia PBB: Peranan Pertubuhan Masyarakat Sivil (Islam) dan Isu LGBT” Tetamu: Ybhg Hj Azril Mohd Amin Ketua Eksekutif Centre For Human Rights Reserach & Advocacy (CENTHRA) merangkap Pengerusi MACSA Ybhg Prof Madya Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar Presiden Perikatan Wanita Antarabangsa Untuk Institusi Keluarga & Pendidikan […]

Continue Reading