JEiWA Says Thank You! 2

Last December, Persatuan Pemerkasaan Wanita Intelektual Johor (JEiWA) received a donation of RM10,000 from Uda Angsana Sdn Bhd as a contribution towards Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram. President and Founder of JEiWA, Nor Fadilah Mohamed Nizar is also the Chairman of the Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram’s Visitor Board. The appointment of Nor Fadhilah by Dato’ Seri Hajah Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia

Joining Hands to Combat Domestic Violence 1

In an effort to eliminate violence against women, the Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEIWA) and the state Ministry of Women Development (JPW) came together to launch a campaign. The campaign, ‘Red Lips Don’t Talk Nonsense – Empower and Act Now’! focused on the empowerment of both victims of domestic violence and women at large. “The implementation of this campaign is important to provide awareness and knowledge to the

Charity Boutique for the Less Fortunate 1

In the spirit of Hari Raya, Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEiWA) with Uda Angsana Sdn Bhd teamed up and opened a charity boutique located at Level 3 in Angsana Mall Johor Bahru to bring smiles to the less fortunate, refugees, and victims of domestic abuse. Almost 1750 beneficiaries received coupons which entitled them to shop for 10 items in the boutique for Hari Raya which were mostly donated

Corporates Engage with the Community 1

UMLand J-Biotech Park (UJP) recently organised a Back To School programme to assist needy parents and students with school-related expenses. A coming together of UJP and Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEIWA), the initiative benefited some 100 needy students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Cahaya Baru, Pasir Gudang who received donations in the form of school essentials. JEIWA as UJP’s strategic partner in the programme also invited other companies such as

JEiWA Geared up Plans for Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini

Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEiWA) is now appointed as Visitors Board of Members for Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram and they have already geared up with a long list of activities and programmes for the children of the home. The credential was presented by Deputy Director of Johor Social Welfare, Datuk Daud Arbah to six members of JEiWA for the tenure of two years. “The education and enrichment

Women Empowerment Out Loud

Regency Specialist Hospital recently hosted ‘World Health Day and Happy Women Carnival 2016’ which was jointly organised by Regency and Johor Empowerment Intellectual Women Association (JEIWA). The celebration assisted professional women who had undergone abusive relationships as well as to raise public awareness on health care and prevention of chronic diseases, especially diabetes. “It is a very good initiative to as JEIWA is an organisation that gives such high commitment

“I own you so I own your money”: Financial Bully in Marriages - Part I

Financial bully is part of domestic violence that can put many women into extreme debts. A report by the Citizens Advice Bureau of UK stated that nine out of ten victims of financial abuse are women and the common perpetrators were the ex-husbands or boyfriends. A study conducted by the same bureau shows that a large number of women are forced to take loans for their partners. Sofia was married