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‘Saya juga mangsa politik kotor’

KUALA LUMPUR – Golongan wanita hari ini berani bangkit menyuarakan bantahan mereka terhadap politik kotor di negara ini. Ahli Parlimen Seputeh, Teresa Kok berkata, beliau juga merupakan mangsa kepada politik kotor yang semakin berleluasa kini.

1,000 women gather to rally against country’s toxic politics

Mahathir Mohamad’s wife, Siti Hasmah, addresses crowd and condemns violence against women. KUALA LUMPUR: About 1,000 people, including politicians and women’s rights activists, gathered at a rally in the city today to protest against the country’s “toxic politics”.

Siti Hasmah rallies women at purple gathering

The soft spoken Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, unlike seasoned activists like Ambiga Sreenevasan and Maria Chin Abdullah, is not someone who is known to rally a crowd at protests. But this evening, Siti Hasmah, standing before a crowd of some 1,000 people in Kuala Lumpur, many of whom were women and dressed in purple, […]

Purple Women Rally @ Maju Junction on 10.9.2017

Today afternoon, I joined the Purple Women Rally that oppose dirty/toxic politics organised by the some women’s NGO at Maju Junction, Kuala Lumpur. I spoke for 2 minutes to the crowd on the pick-up van.

‘Diary for Prasana’ inspires Indira Gandhi to fight on

IT was an emotional moment for Indira Gandhi as she watched the legal battle that had taken up eight years of her life unfold on the big screen. She left the screening of “Diary for Prasana” energised and filled with the strength to carry on the fight. It is her hope that the movie will […]


Dear friends from Klang Valley, I would like to invite you to join the Purple Walk to protest against dirty politics and violence in politics. See you at SOGO and Maju Junction area today 5pm. 😁💪

Women’s council should be led by women, says Marina

Prominent activist says women should refuse to sit on the council, which is led by PM Najib Razak and advertising mogul Lim Kok Wing. PETALING JAYA: Prominent activist Marina Mahathir has slammed the appointment of two men including the prime minister to helm Putrajaya women’s empowerment council, saying it reflects a narrow “patriarchal belief” that […]

Malaysia exceeds 30% target of women decision-makers, says Rosmah

MALAYSIA has exceeded the target of having at least 30% of women at the decision-making level of the public sector.

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