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Persatuan Sashabat Wanita Selangor (PSWS) (Friends of Women)

http://www.persatuansahabatwanita.org

Overview

  • Organization TypeAdvocacy NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • Founded1984
In the late 1970s, a group of women came together to discuss the situation of women workers in the Sungai Way Free Trade Zone. The outcome was the formation of an organisation that would be committed to the concerns and interest of women workers as well as to the larger issues of democracy, justice and equality in Malaysian society. Work they have done Issues of health and safety of women workers especially in the electronics industry Assisted women workers to form and join trade unions Conducted educational workshops on gender and labour issues Issues affecting women workers in the informal economy Conducted participatory research on labour and gender issues Creating networks with organisations to have initiatives pertaining to labour, women, human rights, and healthy and safety on a national and regional level Objective To build confidence in women workers about their rights as workers and as women To undertake programmes and activities that foster the interests of women workers To support women workers in their struggles to improve their lives, livelihoods and institutions that represent them

Where is Persatuan Sashabat Wanita Selangor (PSWS) (Friends of Women)
Projects1Location of contracts awarded

Contact Persatuan Sashabat Wanita Selangor (PSWS) (Friends of Women)

Company Offices
  • (headquarters)
  • ​71, Jalan Maju 7, Taman Maju 2, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Experience

Primary Funders

  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

Contract Awards

Provision of Leadership Training for Women

Other - Private Foundations / Corporations