Tuntutan Hijab Dalam Islam

Di dalam al-Quran, Allah telah berfirman dalam Surah al-Nur, ayat 31: “Dan katakanlah kepada perempuan-perempuan yang beriman supaya menyekat pandangan mereka (daripada memandang yang haram), dan memelihara kehormatan mereka; dan janganlah mereka memperlihatkan perhiasan tubuh mereka kecuali yang zahir daripadanya; dan hendaklah mereka menutup belahan dadanya dengan khumur” Para mufassir bersepakat bahawa Istilah khumur yang […]

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Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Must Respect Fatwa Religious Authorities in NGO Funding

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2019/03/474293/stop-defaming-women-human-rights-defenders We refer to the above article addressing the financial support pledged by the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development to the organisation known as Sisters in Islam (SIS). SIS is well-known for their views that do not represent normative Islam of the majority. In the above report, the Joint Action Group (JAG) asserted […]

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Diskriminasi Wanita Bertudung – Usaha WAFIQ Menampakkan Penyelesaian

8/1/2018 Pertama kali wakil WAFIQ berjumpa dengan pekerja- pekerja hotel Muslimah yang tidak dapat bertudung kerana polisi hotel. WAFIQ bersama MACSA segera membawa isu ini ke media. Sedari itu, WAFIQ telah mengeluarkan banyak kenyataan di media bagi menyuarakan kerisauan terhadap isu. Antaranya: i) https://m.malaysiakini.com/letters/401651 ii) http://wafiq.my/2018/01/09/religious-discrimination-banning-of-hijab-among-hotel-employees/ iii) https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2017/11/13/hijab-ban-is-not-international-policy/ 25/01/2018 WAFIQ mewakili MACSA terlibat dalam sidang akhbar bersama […]

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Don’t Let Sexual Harassers Off the Hook

The nation was shocked by recent email circulated to media portals accusing two male staff of sexually propositioning their female colleagues at BFM radio station. Sadly, there was rather a stony silence for an unspeakable crime, which happened in the very industries expected to spread awareness on the issue. This is in contrast to sexual […]

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SUHAKAM Tidak Wajar Eksploitasi Isu Larangan Bertudung Untuk Sokong ICERD

WAFIQ merujuk kepada Kenyataan Media Suruhankaya Hak Asasi Manusia (SUHAKAM) yang bertarikh 31 Oktober 2018 mengenai kepentingan Malaysia menandatangani dan mengiktiraf International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) sebagai saranan dan jalan penyelesaian untuk isu diskriminasi di tempat kerja yang dihadapi oleh ribuan wanita di Malaysia terutamanya dalam industri perhotelan […]

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Hijab Banning Issue does not Justify Ratification of ICERD

WAFIQ refers to SUHAKAM’s Media Statement  dated 31 October 2018 on the need for Malaysia to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), as the proposed solution for workplace discrimination faced by numerous Malaysian women in the hotel industry who are not allowed to wear headscarves or hijab. […]

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Penyediaan TASKA: Kepuasan wanita bekerja termasuk penjagaan anak

Langkah menambah Taman Asuhan Kanak-Kanak (TASKA) di bangunan kerajaan dapat memberi kepuasan yang secara langsung mendorong penyertaan lebih ramai wanita dalam sektor pekerjaan. Presiden Perikatan Wanita Antarabangsa Untuk Institusi Keluarga dan Pendidikan Berkualiti (WAFIQ), Prof Madya Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar, berkata ia selari hasil kajian mengenai kepuasan wanita bekerja pernah dijalankan organisasi itu bersama Universiti […]

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Stakeholder Report for the 3rd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review on Malaysia

INTRODUCTION The International Women’s Alliance for Family Institution and Quality Education (WAFIQ) is a women’s civil society organisation, registered with the Malaysian Registrar of Society PPM-015-10-23032018. It upholds the rights of women to be respected and valued, ensures the sanctity of families to be preserved for better functioning of the society and strives for better […]

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Isu Tudung Dan Sempadan Rahmah Lil Alamin

Sekalipun Islam meletakkan nilai serta semangat toleransi yang tinggi, Rasulullah dilihat meletakkan sempadan yang jelas apabila sesuatu perkara itu melibatkan perkara aqidah, syariat serta kehormatan Islam. Menurut al-Qardawi, Muslim perlu menghormati nonMuslim dan non Muslim (ahl zimmah) perlu menjaga perasaan (sensitiviti) umat Islam. Al-Qardawi menjelaskan bahawa dengan itu tidak boleh bagi non Muslim untuk mencerca Islam, […]

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