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Promoting Muay Thai for self-defense

Gracie Hee, Muay Thai coach and contender © Gracie Hee

In a small but significant way, Gracie Hee is empowering women both physically and mentally thanks to an ancient martial art form from Thailand.

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04.12.2018 | 10:52

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Malaysia needs to criminalize marital rape. Now.

REMNANTS of the colonial era. Patriarchal and archaic. These are just some of the reasons that could explain why marital rape is yet to be considered a crime in Malaysia.

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24.11.2018 | 14:34

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Malaysia’s Rainforest Warrior

Doing a recce for the SORR 2018 event – Copyright @shariffasabrina.

SHE is as comfortable in platform heels and elegant evening dresses as she is in cargo pants and trekking shoes.

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11.08.2018 | 13:13

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Child brides in Malaysia: We need to protect children now

While the international media was still abuzz over a high profile case involving Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is charged with corruption and criminal breach of trust, the country once again received global attention for its problem of child brides.

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04.08.2018 | 13:02

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A princess who cares about cancer control

Princess Dina Mired @ElleWong

Princess Dina Mired is as articulate as she is determined; determined to nip cancer in the bud, that is.

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28.07.2018 | 14:01

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Protecting Asia’s ‘mega gardeners’

Dr Wong Ee Phin, co-investigator of the MEME project

HER work requires her to venture deep into the jungle and includes collecting elephant dung. But Dr Wong Ee Phin takes it all in her stride, for her love for the gentle giants and their conservation fuels the passion for her work.

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28.07.2018 | 13:44

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Why Malaysians are lukewarm about the #MeToo movement

“You should take it as a compliment,” a female boss once said to her subordinate, when the latter told her that a male colleague had been making crude remarks about her breasts.

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12.07.2018 | 14:01

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