OUR STORY

AWAM was born in the midst of women finding their voices and coming together to advocate for change. This is the story of AWAM – and the journey of the past 30 years of building a movement in Malaysia.

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What we do

AWAM’s work has historically been located in addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) such as rape, sexual harassment and workplace discrimination while envisioning and working towards substantive equality while recognising the unique diversity, intersectionality, and play of power, privilege and other environmental factors.

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our partners

AWAM’s work is ultimately about movement building. For this purpose, strategic partnerships with like-minded human-rights organizations is crucial. At the moment, AWAM is either an affiliate or a member organization of seven other civil-society organizations (CSOs).

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