Rabiatul (Ruby) Yusoff

Rabiatul Adawiyah Yusoff or Ruby, as she prefers to be called, has been involved in the women’s rights movement in Malaysia since her university years. Born and bred in a middle-class family in the northern state of Kelantan, she has been working as an educator in a private institution in Kuala Lumpur.  A law graduate, she is passionate about gender equality, children’s rights, and cultural history. Throughout her participation in All Women’s Action Society (AWAM), she has worked with government officials, service providers and Malaysian youths from all walks of life. She is also a devoted coffee-drinker and enjoys spending her time in museums, art galleries, and bookstores.