Perspectives on Domestic Violence

A Coordinated Community Response to a Community Issue
A 2017 Report by Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

2017 WAO Report - Human Trafficking in Malaysia

“Human trafficking is a form of exploitation and abuse of individuals who are vulnerable, and such practices should not be taking place in our country, where we uphold moral values and human dignity,” Lainey Weiss, former WAO advocacy officer

Tina's Journey: A Collection of Words and Poetry by Survivors of Domestic Violence

To get a copy of Tina’s Journey, make a donation of RM30 or more via deposit to Women’s Aid Organisation, 80-0238299-7, CIMB with the reference “TINA”. Email your delivery address and proof-of-payment to

Your support will enable WAO to continue supporting and empowering domestic violence survivors.


A campaign to end pregnancy and motherhood discrimination in the workplace. 


WAO honours the life and memory of our former volunteer Kristen Anne Hoey, who passed away from cancer at age 32.

Friends describe Kristen as adventurous, brave, vibrant, witty, kind, and full of zest for life. “She was such a smart, kind, and vivacious person, the kind of person everyone loved to have around,” writes a friend.


About WAO

Since 1982, Women’s Aid Organisation has provided free shelter, counselling, and crisis support to women and children who experience abuse. We help women and their children rebuild their lives, after surviving domestic violence, rape, trafficking, and other atrocities. Learning from women’s experiences, we advocate to improve public policies and shift public mindsets. Together, we change lives.


Need assistance?

WAO hotline: 03 7956 3488

New operation hours: 
Monday to Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

Extended Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7 - 10 pm


SMS/WhatsApp TINA:

018 988 8058 (24 hours)


For General Inquiries


Call: 03 7957 5636 / 03 7957 0636 


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