Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women

Focus Areas

  • Rally public support to fight against sexual violence
  • Promote legal reform and anti-sexual violence policies
  • Provide support to victims of sexual violence


Women, Youth, Ethnic Minorities.


  • Care for Victims
  • Aware of the Need for Professional Collaboration
  • Respect for Victims' Self-determination
  • Empowerment through Trust and Self-confidence

What They Do

The Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women (ACSVAW) operates RainLily, Hong Kong’s first one-stop crisis centre for victims of sexual violence, and Anti480, an education centre providing resources and programmes on gender-related topics and prevention of sexual violence. 


1 in 7 women have experienced sexual violence in Hong Kong
RainLily received 4,199 cases, and helped 572 victims with in-depth support in 2016-2018


Established in 1997, the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women (ACSVAW) is a non-government charitable organisation that works to raise awareness of sexual violence against women. ACSVAW advocates for both the government and the community to provide adequate support to victims, to defend their rights and restore their lives with confidence and dignity.

RainLily is a 24-hour one-stop centre providing counselling and crisis intervention services to victims of sexual violence aged above 14. The centre collaborates to offer cross-professional services such as medical, legal and social services.

Anti480 - Anti Sexual Violence Resource Centre provides preventive sexual violence education to teenagers and the public, as well as promotes correct public attitudes towards the issue. RainLily’s WE Stand project provides education programmes and support services to female ethnic minorities, migrant workers, and refugees. ACSVAW advocates for gender equity, and strives for a society with zero sexual violence.


  • 8 March: International Women's Day 
  • 25th November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) 
  • 10th December: Human Rights Day 
  • 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (From 25/Nov, IDEVAW, to 10/Dec, Human Rights Day) 

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