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justice, equality, freedom, and dignity within a democratic nation state

Category: Malaysia Links (7) Referrals
  All Women's Action Society (AWAM)
Provides information in both Bahasa Malaysia and English on violence against women, particularly on rape. AWAM also has a legal information centre which offers free legal advice in areas of family, immigration and labour law. They also conduct a support group for survivors of rape.
  Women's Centre for Change, (WCC) Penang
Information on violence against women (domestic violence, rape, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment), and on what to do if such violence occurs. Campaigns, brochures and publications on the laws relating to violence, including for domestic violence, rape, and sexual harassment. Public Education materials can be ordered.
  The Women's Candidacy Initiative
The Women's Candidacy Initiative is a bridge between political participation as party members and social activism through non-governmental organisations. It is about creating space for women to participate in politics and expanding currently existing opportunities to impact at the political level so that Malaysians have a larger number of politically experienced women, who then could choose where to invest their abilities. Women's Candidacy Initiative is a bridge. We are unable to put up the link but visitors can email Zaitun Kasim for more information.
  Bar Council of Malaysia: Family Law and You
Outlines your rights under Family Law in Malaysia, including the Marriage and Divorce Act and the Domestic Violence Act. Also provides information about Legal Aid.
  Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (Ministry of Women and Family Development)
Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (Ministry of Women and Family Development)
  Malaysian Aids Council
The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) and the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) are committed to creating an environment free from the negative impact of HIV/AIDS for Malaysia and her peoples, through and with its affiliates by strengthening, mobilizing and representing them.
  Women's Aids Organisation (WAO)
To promote and create respect, protection and fulfillment of equal rights for women. To work towards the elimination of discrimination against women, and to bring about equality between women and men. To provide on request to women and their children suffering from mental, physical and sexual abuse, temporary refuge services that empower and enable them to determine their own future.
Category: International Links (18) Referrals
Musawah is a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family, calling for equality, non-discrimination, justice and dignity as the basis of all human relations; full and equal citizenship for every individual; and marriage and family relations based on principles of equality and justice, with men and women sharing equal rights and responsibilities.
  Women's Learning Partnership (WLP)
WLP is an international, non-governmental organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
  Asia Pacific Forum for Women, Law and Development (APWLD)
An independent, non-government, non-profit organization. It is committed to enabling women to use law as an instrument of social change for equality, justice and development.
  The Beijing Platform for Action
The Beijing Platform for Action
  The Beijing Platform for Action on Violence Against Women
The Beijing Platform for Action on Violence Against Women
  Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  House of Scholars
Scholar of the House is dedicated to the thought and work of the noted Islamic scholar, jurist and professor of law, Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl, who is "The Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Fellow in Islamic Law" at the UCLA School of Law.
  International Forum for Islamic Dialogue (IFID)
IFID is basically about an enlightening debate of Islam. Recent events have shown the absence of an objective and responsible debate. It shows also how vital it is for the moderate majority of Muslims to take their full role in this debate and contribute positively and constructively towards the maturity of their societies.
  The International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM)
The International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) promotes interdisciplinary research on contemporary social and intellectual trends and movements in Muslim societies and communities. The ISIM was inaugurated in 1998 and is based in Leiden, The Netherlands.
KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers For Human Rights is a charitable, educational organization which focuses upon the domestic and global issues of human rights for Muslims. KARAMAH stands committed to research, education, and advocacy work in matters pertaining to Muslim women and human rights in Islam.
  Lembaga Kajian Islam dan Sosial (LKiS)
Mengembangkan lingkungan alam, religiusitas, budaya terhadap sumberdaya dan tradisi Islam. Dan melakukan kajian, publikasi dan apresiasi terhadap kultur dan kekuatan-kekuatan dinamik kemasyarakatan lainnya, seperti budaya serta agama lokal, perkembangan sosial-ekonomi-politik baik mikro maupun makro, dinamika budaya serta ilmu pengetahuan kontemporer, dan sebagainya.
  Muslim Women's League
MWL is a non-profit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society
The Internet portal represents the concerted effort of the three institutes to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign Office.
Pusat Pelatihan dan informasi Islam dan Hak-hak Perempuan
  Rights at Home
The Rights at Home project takes up the challenge to think creatively and critically about rights in Muslim societies. Focusing on selected communities within the Islamic world, 'Rights at Home' intended to supplement current legalistic approaches to human rights with a broader analysis and action at the societal level in order to mediate the dichotomy between the public and private spheres, and between modernized and traditional segments of society, in favour of greater respect of human rights within an Islamic framework, particularly with respect to the rights of women and children.
  Women, Law and Development International (WLDI)
Women, Law and Development International is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with other organisations to identify legal, cultural and economic barriers to women's equality and rights. The site has links to Women's Human Rights organisations and networks on the internet, and has news and publications.
  Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML)
Written in English and French, this site is an international network that provides information, solidarity and support for all women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam.
  Women's Development Collective (WDC)
We are a collective of feminists committed to building a progressive women's movement in Malaysia. We envision a democratic society based on political, economic and social justice. As catalysts for change we initiate programmes that develop individual capabilities and organisational capacities. We nurture new and creative ways of being and relating based on mutual respect.

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