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Dealing with Sexual Harassment & Gender-Based Violence in Parasports

Nisha Sabanayagam, Programme & Operations Manager, All Women's Action Society (AWAM) | Richard Wee, Sports Lawyer

25-Sep-20 15:00

Dealing with Sexual Harassment & Gender-Based Violence in Parasports

The Paralympic Council of Malaysia (PCM) and the All Women's Action Society (AWAM) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will address issues of gender-based violence such as sexual harassment, rape, and workplace discrimination among those in the PCM, whether it’s athletes, coaches, team managers, etc. We speak to

Nisha Sabanayagam, Programme & Operations Manager, All Women's Action Society, as well as Richard Wee, sports lawyer and a member of the Malaysian bar, to get a better understanding of the sporting landscape in Malaysia in regards to gender-based violence, and the importance of this memorandum.

Image Source: FocusDzign, Shutterstock

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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