The Penang Goes Orange (PGO) campaign is a state level campaign, organized by the Penang State Exco for Women, Family and Community Development and the Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC) since year 2014. It is a campaign that represents the state’s commitment to eliminate Violence Against Women (VAW).

This year, the theme for PGO2016 will be “Stop Cyber-Violence”. This is timely as we realise the rise in phenomenon where children and young adults are taken advantage of via social media and internet.


PGO2016 Social Media Contest!

Contest Period: 1 November – 30 November 2016

As Orange is the colour which symbolizes brighter future for women, PGO2016 will be using orange, the fruit as a reminder to stop cyber violence in our social media contest.

Post a photo that includes orange(s) with a creative message on stop cyber violence. The most creative photos with meaningful caption will walk away with cash prizes!

First Prize – RM500
First Runner Up – RM300
Second Runner Up – RM200
Consolation Prizes X 20 – RM100

Terms & Conditions:

  •         All participants must like Penang Women’s Development Corporation – PWDC on Facebook to be eligible for the contest.
  •         The competition will begin from 0001hrs of 1 November until 2359hrs of 30 November 2016.
  •         Photos need to be posted as PUBLIC on our Facebook page. PWDC will not accept responsibility for entries not received.
  •         Include #PGO2016
  •         You may submit more than one entry.
  •         The selection and decision on winners by PWDC is final and no further correspondence will be entertained.
  •         The organizer reserves the rights on the changes on terms & conditions.
  •         Prizes will be given away on 10 December 2016 at the closing ceremony of Penang Goes Orange 2016.
  •         Should there be winners that cannot be contacted PWDC reserves the right to pick a replacement.
  •         The organizer reserves the right on the entries submitted for publicity of this campaign.
  •         By submitting your photos, you have agreed with all the terms and conditions above.

Join us to Stop Cyber Violence: 

Launching Ceremony on 25 November 2016
The launching ceremony of Penang Goes Orange will kick start on International Orange Day, which is 25th of November, 2016. YB Chong Eng, the Chairperson of PWDC will be present at the launch. PWDC will also release a video of this campaign. All are invited! Register  Here

Launching Ceremony Details:

Date – 25 November 2016
Time – 10.00AM
Venue – KDU University College, 32, Jalan Anson, 10400 Penang.

Talks on Stop Cyber Violence

Are you online? Internet has given us so much convenience and kept us all connected with information. This includes strangers who may love or harm us. Prevention is the key to all potential harms that could be brought upon us. Thus, PWDC is organizing a few talks on ‘Stop Cyber Violence’, in collaboration with Women’s Centre for Change (WCC), Penang in local colleges and institutions.

For those who are interested, please check out the list below and contact [email protected] if you would like to attend or register Here!

Date – 6 November 2016
Time – 10.00AM
Venue – Universiti Sains Malaysia. (Register Here for this session)

Date – 10 November 2016
Time – 1.00PM
Venue – INTI International College Penang, Z, 1, Lebuh Bukit Jambul, Bukit Jambul, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.

Date – 10 November 2016
Time – 5.00PM
Venue – Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Penang Campus, 77, Lorong Lembah Permai 3, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang.

Date – 17 November 2016
Time – 10.00AM
Venue – KDU College, 32, Jalan Anson, 10400 Penang.

Date – 30 November 2016
Time – 10.00AM
Venue – Han Chiang College, Jalan Lim Lean Teng, 11600 George Town, Penang.

Closing Ceremony on 10 December 2016

The Penang Goes Orange Campaign ends on 10 December every year, to coincide with Human Rights Day. PWDC will be organizing a closing ceremony where winners of PGO2016 Social Media Contest will be announced. Prizes will be given away then.

Download Our PGO 2016 Brochure here – EN , BM, CH, Tamil