Asian-Pacific Shelters' Panel (7 of 8) Speaker: Ivy Josiah

Ivy Josiah, Executive Director at Women’s Aid Organisation (South-East Asia/Malaysia) gave the presentation, “Women’s lived realities are core to advocacy”. Ivy introduced a study she conducted on 34 survivors of violence which showed that the Malaysian law on domestic violence is not working in practice.

The parallel event “Asian-Pacific Shelters: Going the Second Mile with Advocacy and Service Work” was held at the 58th NGO-CSW in New York, USA. To learn more about the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters, please visit


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