IMPORTANT:This page has used Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia in either a refactored, modified, abridged, expanded, built on or 'straight from' text content! (view authors) Women's Aid Organisation or WAO is a Malaysian non-governmental organization that fights for women's rights and specifically against violence against women. It was founded in 1982. One of WAO's most prominent members is Irene Xavier, who claimed to have been violently abused when she was detained without trial in 1987 during Operation Lalang. External links WAO homepage Template:Malaysia-stub Template:Humanrights-stub Template:Nongov-org-stub Retrieved from "https://abuse.wikia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Aid_Organisation?oldid=18586" Categories: Wikipedia origin Human rights organizations in Malaysia Non-governmental organisations based in Malaysia Women's rights Violence against women Organizations established in 1982 Feminist organizations Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.