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Malaysia Links

All Women's Action Society (AWAM)
http://www.awam.org.my
Provides information in both Bahasa Malaysia and English on violence against women, particularly on rape. AWAM also has a legal information centre which offers free legal advice in areas of family, immigration and labour law. They also conduct a support group for survivors of rape.

Asian Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW)
http://www.arrow.org.my
ARROW is committed to promoting and protecting women's health rights and needs, particularly in the area of women's sexuality and reproductive health. They believe that good health and well-being and access to comprehensive and affordable gender-sensitive health services are fundamental human rights.

Bar Council of Malaysia: Family Law and You
http://www.malaysianbar.org.my
Outlines your rights under Family Law in Malaysia, including the Marriage and Divorce Act and the Domestic Violence Act. Also provides information about Legal Aid.

EHomem@kers
http://www.ehomemakers.net
A community website set up by single mothers in Malaysia for support and exchange of experiences, articles, forums, a chatroom and viewpoints from both mothers and fathers.

The Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation (Malaysia)
http://www.fnfmalaysia.org
The Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation is the Foundation for liberal politics from Germany. Its programmes at home and abroad aim at promoting the principle of freedom of the individual and human dignity. While the Foundation's activities in the field of civic education consist of seminars, conferences and publications aimed at promoting liberal values and principles, the international political dialogue provides a discussion forum for a wide range of liberal issues.

Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (Ministry of Women and Family Development)
http://www.kpwkm.gov.my

Malaysian Aids Council
http://www.mac.org.my
The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) and the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) are committed to creating an environment free from the negative impact of HIV/AIDS for Malaysia and her peoples, through and with its affiliates by strengthening, mobilizing and representing them.

Women's Aids Organisation (WAO)
http://www.wao.org.my
To promote and create respect, protection and fulfillment of equal rights for women. To work towards the elimination of discrimination against women, and to bring about equality between women and men. To provide on request to women and their children suffering from mental, physical and sexual abuse, temporary refuge services that empower and enable them to determine their own future.

Women's Centre for Change, (WCC) Penang
http://www.wccpenang.org
Information on violence against women (domestic violence, rape, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment), and on what to do if such violence occurs. Campaigns, brochures and publications on the laws relating to violence, including for domestic violence, rape, and sexual harassment. Public Education materials can be ordered.

Women's Development Collective (WDC)
http://wdc.jinbo.net/home.html
We are a collective of feminists committed to building a progressive women's movement in Malaysia. We envision a democratic society based on political, economic and social justice. As catalysts for change we initiate programmes that develop individual capabilities and organisational capacities. We nurture new and creative ways of being and relating based on mutual respect.

The Women's Candidacy Initiative
The Women's Candidacy Initiative is a bridge between political participation as party members and social activism through non-governmental organisations. It is about creating space for women to participate in politics and expanding currently existing opportunities to impact at the political level so that Malaysians have a larger number of politically experienced women, who then could choose where to invest their abilities. Women's Candidacy Initiative is a bridge. We are unable to put up the link but visitors can email Zaitun Kasim for more information.

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