Apa kata?

Disrupting the gendered narrative of nationhood.

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    Cover Juita, 1950

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    Apa Kata

Honouring Malaysia's Women

Honouring Malaysia's Women

Women have played an important role in Malaysia’s history. The mainstream narrative of the nation’s history and memory however are often “his” story where women’s contributions and experiences have largely been left out and absent in our national narrative.
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Why Sejarah Wanita?

Why Sejarah Wanita?

Sejarah Wanita (lit: Women’s History) aims to unearth, document and highlight women’s contribution to the history of Malaysia. This site will provide a platform for our collective memories where stories of Malaysian women are recovered and celebrated.
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Archiving Sejarah Wanita

Archiving Sejarah Wanita

Over time Sejarah Wanita hopes to locate, document and review women's history using the following sources and feature them thematically: publications, visual artefacts, national records, personal possessions and oral history.
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Share your stories

Share your stories

If you have access to materials and resources related to Malaysian women’s history that we might be able to use, do get in touch. All material will be credited appropriately, and you will have our eternal gratitude for your contributions.
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