Hentikan Rogol: Candlelight Vigil 2014


Citizens Against Rape will be organizing a candlelight vigil this Saturday, 23rd August 2014, in a bid to raise public awareness and support for an end to rape.

The event, aptly named Hentikan Rogol: Aku Kisah!, will be held at venues listed below and is open to the general public. Come and show your support. Let’s put a stop to rape.

Hentikan rogol: Aku kisah!

Ipoh, Perak
Time and date: 5pm, 22nd August 2014
Venue: Medan Stesen Keretapi Ipoh
Contact details: PWW (perakwomenforwomen@gmail.com; 05-5469715)
Action: Gathering, short walk, One Billion Rising dance


Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Time and date: 7:45pm, 23rd August 2014
Venue: Sogo, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur
Contact details: AWAM (03-7877 4221) and WAO (03-7957 5636)
Action: Street theatre, walk to Dataran Merdeka, candlelight vigil
Bring your own candles/lighter/torchlight!


Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Time and date: 5pm, 23rd August 2014
Venue: Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu
Contact details: SAWO (088-269291)
Action: Booth, run, candlelight vigil
Bring your own candles/lighter/torchlight!


Marudi, Sarawak
Time and date: 4pm, 23rd August 2014
Venue: Marudi
Contact person: Hellan, Borneo Resources Institute Malaysia (BRIMAS),

014 594 9945
Action: Gathering, candlelight vigil, placard messages.


Events are being planned in other venues as well. To find out if there is a ‘Hentikan Rogol’ event near you, contact us at AWAM (03-7877 4221) or WAO (03-7957 5636).


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