24 min

Restricting Diversity Episode 2: The State of Women's Rights in Malaysia and the Philipppines ADVOCATE by ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

    • Politics

In the second episode of APHR’s latest podcast series, Restricting Diversity, Luluk Nur Hamidah, a Member of Parliament from Indonesia and an APHR member, introduces us to experts working on women’s rights and how State laws in Malaysia and the Philippines attempt to suppress their fundamental freedoms. 
They will address how their communities are impacted by child marriage, anti-abortion laws and divorce and how women are affected when governments attempt to make decisions about their bodily autonomy. 
Expertise and experience are shared by Fara Rom of the For Youth Initiative Kuala Lumpur, Rozana Isa, Executive Director of Sisters in Islam, and Cong Emmi De Jesus, a former member of the House of Representatives in the Philippines.

In the second episode of APHR’s latest podcast series, Restricting Diversity, Luluk Nur Hamidah, a Member of Parliament from Indonesia and an APHR member, introduces us to experts working on women’s rights and how State laws in Malaysia and the Philippines attempt to suppress their fundamental freedoms. 
They will address how their communities are impacted by child marriage, anti-abortion laws and divorce and how women are affected when governments attempt to make decisions about their bodily autonomy. 
Expertise and experience are shared by Fara Rom of the For Youth Initiative Kuala Lumpur, Rozana Isa, Executive Director of Sisters in Islam, and Cong Emmi De Jesus, a former member of the House of Representatives in the Philippines.

24 min