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Act against Gender-Based Violence and Discrimination against Women

Application 06-14-2021 ~ 07-11-2021
Learning 07-05-2021 ~ 08-08-2021(5 weeks)
Course ID 2021_80_CL002_8_0_
  • Fixed Deadlines

  • Application & Selection Process

  • 1:1 Interaction with the Instructor

  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the completion

  • 100% Free

About the Course

We all can play role in preventing gender - based violence and become a change maker!

The course unpackages how women’s rights are human rights and provides knowledge on the role of UN Human Rights instruments that promote gender equality. Gain a deeper understanding on Violence against Women (VAW) with a focus on intimate partner violence and sexual harassment. You will be given the tools to create your own campaign to promote gender equality and prevent VAW.

Each participant is expected to plan an online or offline campaign either individually or in a group to promote gender equality and prevent VAW. 






Ivy N Josiah is a Malaysian women’s human rights advocate and a gender consultant cum trainer.  Ivy is the former President and Executive Director of Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO- www.wao.org.my ), where over 20 years she developed WAO’s shelter services and advocacy strategies for law and policy reform. WAO opened Malaysia’s first shelter for survivors of domestic violence in 1982.


She has a strong background in women’s human rights addressing multiple forms of discrimination against women and has conducted trainings in over 15 countries. She is currently writing and pod casting stories about the women’s movement in Malaysia, she remains active in civil society. Ivy is also a member of Five Arts Centre.  

She loves to advocate, dance, cook and create. 

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