ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS
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The Association of Women Lawyers (AWL) is responsible for the promotion of the rights, welfare & professional development of women lawyers & law graduates in Malaysia.
Our focus is to eliminate discrimination & ensure the full & equal participation of women lawyers & law graduates in the legal arena & related industries.
We aim to ensure the attainment & full enjoyment of all rights for women from all walks of like based on principles of substantive equality.
To promote and enhance participation of women in all levels of judicial, legal & public institutions.
To provide education, gender sensitisation & awareness in the legal arena & related industries.
To monitor laws, legislation, policies & practice directions & to advocate for reforms that promote equality & eradicate all forms of discrimination against women.
To promote the adoption & implementation of international human rights standards, principles & norms to all women in Malaysia.
To collaborate nationally, regionally & internationally with groups that share similar aims & objectives.
To liaise with other Women Lawyers Groups at national, regional & international levels.
To provide a professional & social network for women lawyers and law graduates in Malaysia.
AWL Exco 2021
Co-opted Committee Members:
Datuk Khaw Lake Tee
"A woman is like a tea-bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water"