Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

WAO opened Malaysia's first Refuge for battered women and their children in 1982. WAO Vision is to create a society that is free of violence against women. The WAO mission is to promote and create respect, protection and fulfillment of equal rights for women and to work towards the elimination of discrimination against women and to bring about equality between women and men.

Launch of You Can Make A Difference Now campaign

Launch of You Can Make A Difference Now campaign
Ivy Josiah, Executive Director of WAO speaking to media representatives at the campaign launch (view small | med | large | orig)

Walk Against Violence

Walk Against Violence
A public education event to raise awareness (view small | med | large | orig)

Celebrating International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day
Refuge Residents and volunteers at a walk (view small | med | large | orig)

Keeping fit in the WAO Refuge

Keeping fit in the WAO Refuge
women doing yoga at the shelter (view small | med | large | orig)

Refuge for abused women in Malaysia

Refuge for abused women in Malaysia
(view small | med | large | orig)
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