Friday 7 March. Price: Free for members of the Bar and law students / RM100 for non-members.
Held at the KL Bar Auditorium, KLBC is hosting speeches covering topics for women from sex and gender, violence against women and women and the law. Bringing in experienced members of the Association of Women’s Lawyers – Meera Samanther, President of the Association of Women Lawyers, Goh Siu Lin, Vice President of the Association of Women Lawyers and Tham Hui Ying, Executive member of the Association of Women Lawyers.
Kuala Lumpur Bar Auditorium, Wisma Kraftangan (Jalan Tun Perak), 50200 KL."
The event attracted approximately 75 participants with requests to speak in other State Bars to create greater awareness on these issues.
|Speakers from L to R: Wearing purple in celebration of International Women's Day|
Tham Hui Ying, Meera Samanther and Goh Siu Lin
|To kick start, a little information about AWL and our latest project, |
the Baseline Survey on the status of the legal profession.
|First session, a game to illustrate the differences of gender and sex.|
|Meera speaking on the feminist perspective of law.|
|The session ended with a group photo with some of the participants. |
Ida Daniella, an AWL committee member was present to assist
in the recruitment exercise!