Ho Yock Lin Oral History Content Summary (document)
About the Interviewee*
Ho Yock Lin (Malaysia) is a long-time activist for women’s rights, Co-founder and President of All Women’s Action Society (AWAM). During the 1980s, she served with a number of NGOs, including the Women Section and the Human Rights Committee of the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, and the Sabah Women Action Resource Group (SAWO). Ho is a member of the Women’s Development Collective (WDC) primarily responsible for capacity building and training projects. She speaks on issues such as sexual harassment, rape, child sexual abuse, and women in leadership. Ho works with Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM), a coalition of over 20 NGOs working for the betterment of Malaysia.
*This brief biography was recorded concurrently with the subject’s interview for the WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement.
About the WLP Oral History Project
The WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement preserves stories and lessons of women’s rights activists from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America who have left their mark on the struggle for women’s advancement. We have collected dozens of oral histories from 25 countries, and the project is ongoing. Since 2014, WLP has collaborated with the Sound Archive of the British Library to host the repository.