Malaysia's women eco-activists fight on in the face of threats and prison

Green women: (From left) Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil, Maya Karin, Pua Lay Peng and Meenakshi Raman. — Filepics

In conjunction with International Women's Day 2020 last week, StarLifestyle spoke to four Malaysian women activists who shared their stories on how and why they're passionate about protecting the environment.

As a child growing up in Penang, Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil’s playground was the outdoors, where she would spend long hours on the beaches or exploring and trekking Penang Hill.

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