Ren Chung Yu is an activist and non-profit professional in Malaysia.
Ren is interested in researching gender-based violence responses, gender and economic development, and men's roles in achieving gender equality.
As a Deputy Executive Director and Advocacy Director at the Women's Aid Organisation, Ren worked with NGO colleagues, affected persons, policymakers, the public, and other partners to reform public policies to improve human rights and gender equality in the country.
Those collaborations led to the amendment of the Domestic Violence Act, increased public funding for women's shelters, introduced government domestic violence protocols, established the National Domestic Violence Committee, created paternity leave in employment law, improved ASEAN human rights declarations, and obtained government commitment to enact anti-stalking laws.
He completed a BS in Electrical Engineering double majoring in Economics, and a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government.