‘We’re not hysterical’ – A call for action on the gender pain gap in Malaysia – The Star Malaysia

First published in The Star Malaysia on 17th October 2023. In light of the recent International Day of the Girl Child on Oct 11, 2023, the International Islamic University Malaysia, the Endometriosis Association of Malaysia, Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children, Peduli Merah, and Projek Gadis Mekar collaboratively hosted an online forum to raise awareness […]

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Reflections of the 2023 Women Deliver and What it Means for Eliminating FGM/C in Asia – Dr Hannah Nazri

On the 15th July 2023, I touched down at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda for the 2023 Women Deliver (WD2023) conference which was held in Kigali from 17th to 20th July 2023. As the Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children and an active member of the Asia Network to End FGM/C (female genital […]

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2023 WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award for Healthcare

We are delighted to announce that our Director, Dr Hannah Nazri, has been shortlisted as one of the ten finalists for the 2023 WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award for Healthcare category (sponsored by Wellbeing of Women). In addition to this award, she is also entering the Public Vote Award. If you would like to vote for […]

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Sunat Perempuan Bukan Satu Keperluan – Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children shared an article she wrote on female circumcision. This was first published on her blog on 2nd April 2023, and then translated into Malay and published in Ova Health – The Galen Centre on 11th April 2023. Tidak terlalu baru-baru ini, sunat perempuan […]

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Female Circumcision is Unnecessary: Girls are Perfect as They Are — Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children shared an article she wrote on female circumcision. This was first published on her blog on 2nd April 2023. Not too recently, female circumcision came to Malaysians’ attention when popular Malaysian UK-based surgeon, Dr Amalina Bakri, spoke out against the backlash at her […]

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Malaysia: FGM/C, period spot checks, and sexual harassment | Harvard Public Health Review — Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr. Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children, shares her thoughts on FGM/C, period spot checks, and sexual harassment in Malaysia. First published in the Harvard Public Health Review on 27th June 2021. Perhaps the most strangely inspiring and damaging years of my life were in secondary school. It was the […]

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