Veteran lawyer and women's activist Malathi Das dies at 53

Veteran lawyer and women's activist Malathi Das died on Tuesday at the age of 53. PHOTOS: FAMILY OF MALATHI DAS, ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - When veteran lawyer and women's activist Malathi Das was a child, a boy dragged her five-year-old sister off a bicycle and tried to take it away from her.

But Ms Malathi, then six, was not going to let that happen.

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