The Malaysian activist giving voice to the unspeakable
This is the last of a four-part daily series in which The Straits Times documents women from across Asia and the challenges they face and overcome. It caps the Year of Celebrating SG Women and recognises that advancing women's interests in society remains an ongoing endeavour.
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How do you discuss taboo, let alone make a difference to alleviate a related problem? A“period activist” in Malaysia is spreading the word and breaking the stigma to help women and girls from low-income families overcome menstrual poverty.