Topics: Discrimination, United Nations, Domestic violence Pages: 2 (464 words) Published: April 24, 2013
Organisations That provides helps and support
towards victims of Gender Discrimination

There are many organisations which contributed their support towards the victims of gender discrimination. Examples of organisation in Malaysia which contributed the most towards helping the victims of gender discrimination are, UNICEF, United Nations, Women’s Aid Organisation (WOA) and Women’s Centre for Change (WCC). All these organisations has provided countless support towards promoting gender equality. The United Nations has came up with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), to reduce gender discrimination amongst the people. This convention is to ensure the elimination of all acts of discrimination against women by persons, organizations or enterprises and to promote gender equality. Besides that, it is also to incorporate the principle of equality of men and women in their legal system, abolish all discriminatory laws and adopt appropriate ones prohibiting discrimination against women. CEDAW is also to establish tribunals and other public institutions to ensure the effective protection of women against discrimination. Moving on, UNICEF Malaysia has responded towards gender equality by promoting child support regardless of gender. This has made children of different gender, equal rights towards child support. Besides that, they also provides food and shelters for womens and childrens who requires it. They are also getting girls into quality school environments and helping them stay there. UNICEF has responded towards many cases of gender equality and ensuring that it does not get any worst. Besides that, the Women’s Aid Organisation has also contributed support towards the victim of gender discrimination. WOA has provided support for women and their children suffering from mental, physical and sexual abuse, temporary refuge services that empower and enable them to determine their own future. They also undertake and...
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