Refuge for abused women in Malaysia

 
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 1 donation
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 3 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Reaching out to the 9 Percent
    By - Sumitra Visvanathan - Executive Director
    9% of ever-partnered women in Malaysia have previously, or are currently, victimized by domestic violence. Every year, too many women in Malaysia experience violence from people they live with: whether husband, partner, family member or employer. It occurs across the social strata, in cities and in rural areas. It is...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 3 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 11 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 10 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Working Together
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Refuge is a place where you seek shelter and are away from danger. You can call it a home or a safe house but the definition of the Refuge will still be the same. As I walked into the Refuge, I could hear children’s footsteps running to greet me. The women are seated in the living hall having deep conversations. A few...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 2 donations
    • 4 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 5 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    WAO Annual Statistics
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    In April 2014, WAO presented its Annual Report and Annual Statistics for the year 2013 at the 30th Annual General Meeting. It was attended by staff, executive committee and members. We would like to share with you some important numbers that will help you understand how significant your support is in changing the lives of...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 4 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    No need for a women's movement?
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    The Aiyoh… Wat Lah?! Awards is back! For those who aren’t familiar with Aiyoh: it is an annual spoof awards event by the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) to spotlight instances of sexism, misogyny, homophobia and/or transphobia from the previous year. Although this year’s ceremony will mark...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 2 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    How Red Thread Can Change Lives
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    "I'm afraid of him, but leaving will bring shame to my family.""I don't want my children to grow up without their father.""It's only a broken arm. At least he's not having an affair." Have you heard these from someone you know? It's hard to walk away from abuse. Many may not realise the abuse and continue to justify it...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 33 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Survivors Speak Up - Domestic Violence in Malaysia
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Speaking up takes a lot of courage. A recent project by WAO gives a voice to domestic violence survivors so they can share their stories with you. Unsilenced, these women are taking a bold stand against violence, intimidation and discrimination. You might find their stories horrific and disturbing but they are here to...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Help us close the gap!
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    She was crying and sobbing on the phone. She said she has nowhere to go. “I don’t know what to do. He has been hitting me. I am really scared” She was then told that she could come by if it’s possible for her to do so. She showed up, tears in her eyes. She kept turning back to see if anyone was...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Break Free From Domestic Violence
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    “There’s often misconception that foreign women who are married to Malaysian men are planning to cheat them of their money. But in my case, I was the one cheated and treated badly. My children suffer a lot when my husband drinks. He hit them, leaving bruises and bloody wounds on their skin”. Samantha* was...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Aiyoh...WatLah?!
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Do you remember doing a facepalm when someone utters something ridiculous, like how women shouldn’t drive Unfortunately, public figures in Malaysia routinely make jaw dropping remarks that makes you go ‘Aiyoooo!’ (a local expression of disbelief) while cringing. This Malaysian term has been adopted as the...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 71 donations
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    What is Rape?
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive, Women's Aid Organisation
    Dear friends of WAO The recent case of a 23 year old student who was sexually assaulted on a bus in New Delhi shocked the world. She was brutally raped and beaten before being thrown off together with her male companion who also suffered injuries. This horrifying incident remains headline news worldwide. People are angry...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Life is precious!
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    “If you are strong enough to end your life, then you are strong enough to live your life”. I was talking to Su Zane, our Social Work Manager about the hardships that domestic violence survivors had to go through that drove them to the edge in the end. Suicide is a somber topic for most of us but a frequent...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Extending Help to Refugee Women in Malaysia
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Dear friends of WAO The Malaysian government does not recognize refugees officially and yet our country has over 86,000 refugees as of January 2012 according to the UNHCR in Malaysia. Refugees leave their countries because they do not have any other choice except to flee from various reasons such as conflicts and human...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Postcard: Project Site Visit
    By - Jacqueline Lee - GlobalGiving InTheField Representative
    Jacqueline Lee is an InTheField Traveler with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout Southeast Asia. Her “Postcard” from the visit in Malaysia: On April 17, I was welcomed to Women’s Aid Organization’s main office and women’s refuge shelter in Kuala Lumpur...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Being a non citizen wife in Malaysia
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Dear donors, Imagine that you are all alone and miles away from your home country. What happens when you lose all your important documents like your identification card or a passport? Of course, the first thing to do is to run to the nearest police station, lodge a report and head to the embassy for help. This scenario...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 61 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    A Year of Change
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Dear friends of WAOSelamat Tahun Baru! Happy New Year to all of you!  Here in Malaysia we will also be celebrating Chinese New Year – the year of the Dragon.Hope everyone had a good start to 2012. This year, the Women’s Aid Organisation turns 30 and what a journey it has been. For many years, we heard from...
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Latest news from Women's Aid Organisation
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Dear friends of WAO How time flies! We are only three months away from a brand new year. Once again, GlobalGiving is giving us an opportunity to fundraise on their final Bonus Day of 2011! On 19 October between 12:01am and 11:59pm EDT (GMT-4), GlobalGiving will match 30% all online donations up to $1,000 (RM3125) per donor...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia posted a progress report
    Latest News from Women's Aid Organisation
    By - Vivian Yap - Projects Executive
    Dear friends of WAO Much has happened since we first posted our project in June. Here, we include WAO’s statistics on our services from January till June 2011. Shelter: 52 women and 68 children Telephone counseling: 639 calls Face-to-face counseling: 57 sessions with women Email enquiries: 152 emails Most of the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Refuge for abused women in Malaysia has received 12 donations
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Ivy Josiah

Petaling Jaya, Selangor Malaysia

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