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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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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.

Date

28.07.2018 | 13:44

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Giving her all for gibbons

Mariani and Ellek, the first rescued gibbon that she ever took care of. © Mariani Ramli

Mariani willingly sold her house and her beloved superbike, and she used up her personal savings for the small apes.

Date

16.07.2018 | 13:53

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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.

Date

12.07.2018 | 14:01

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After Malaysia’s historic 14th general election: What do women want?

MANY countries have long had female prime ministers, but not Malaysia. The appointment of a female deputy prime minister on May 10th – a day after the country’s momentous 14th general election (GE14) – was a first.

Date

05.06.2018 | 12:11

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Dance as a tool against violence

Kamini Manikam in a thematic Bharatanatyam Recital called Dancing With Shiva © Kamini Manikam

WHEN other 13-year-olds were frequenting fast food joints, Kamini Manikam decided to become vegetarian after reading a book about cruelty to animals.

Date

03.05.2018 | 10:07

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