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.

Ceramic art installation "Can You Keep A Secret"

Ceramic art installation "Can You Keep A Secret"
"Can You Keep a Secret?" is aimed at raising awareness on domestic violence, featuring live-size ceramic head sculptures representing everyday women who could be victims of abuse (view small | med | large | orig)

Social worker managing the hotline

Social worker managing the hotline
Our hotline number is one of the most used service by women needing help and advice (view small | med | large | orig)

Daily life at the shelter

Daily life at the shelter
Resident preparing meals for the day (view small | med | large | orig)

Women's programme at the shelter

Women's programme at the shelter
Residents learning to bead as part of the women's programme (view small | med | large | orig)

Asyraf's gift for his mother

Asyraf's gift for his mother
Photo from Progress Report 'Asyraf and his passion for learning' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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