Information on women's groups whose mandate is to help victims of violence other than domestic violence [MYS18253.E]

For information on women's groups in Malaysia, please refer to the attached documents. These documents provide the dates of foundation, mandates, memberships and activities of these groups as well as their adresses.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Encyclopedia of Women's Associations Worldwide. 1993. Edited by Jacqueline K. Barrett. Andover, Hants: Gale Research International Ltd., pp. 67-69.

International Human Rights Documentation Network (Internet), Ottawa. 8 September 1994. Document faxed to the DIRB in Ottawa.

Matsui, Yayori. 1989. Women's Asia. London: Zed Books Ltd., pp. 153-154.

Women's International Network (WIN) [Lexington. Mass.]. Summer 1993. Vol. 19, No. 3. "ARROW-Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women," p. 56.

Women's Movements of the World: An International Directory and Reference Guide. 1988. Edited by Sally Shreir. London: Longman Group UK Ltd., pp. 177-79.