24-hour hotline for domestic violence victims in Sarawak

Source: FMT News 

MIRI: Haliza Zurah Zulkefeli was a victim of domestic violence, but fought and won her case at the court of law in Sibu last year.

Now the 36-year old Kuala Lumpur-born medical doctor intends to do more for victims of domestic violence in Sarawak with the establishment of the Women’s Organisation for Change (WOC), so that they will not suffer in silence.

WOC was established in August 2016 and in January this year, set up its own hotline.

“WOC’s vision was inspired by my own personal experience of being a victim of domestic violence, not knowing where to go to get help while I was working in Sibu,” she told Bernama. Read more