Yante Ismail poses in front of her mural Keep Your Laws off My Body, painted on a wall in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. She is one of a number of women artists taking their art out into the city’s streets. Photo: Sharon Lam

Female street artists in Malaysia use walls to challenge stereotypes and start a conversation about diversity and gender roles

  • On the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian women are using public art to express their feelings about issues such as female empowerment
  • They talk about reactions to their work, taking it to the next level, and the transience of outdoor art
Topic |   Gender equality

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Yante Ismail poses in front of her mural Keep Your Laws off My Body, painted on a wall in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. She is one of a number of women artists taking their art out into the city’s streets. Photo: Sharon Lam
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Chana Uy (left) was one of Cambodia’s first female tour guides. Photo: Intrepid Travel

How Asia’s female tour guides are breaking gender barriers

  • From Cambodia to Nepal to Vietnam, women are taking on a previously male-dominated career
  • They feel empowered and independent, but say there are still prejudices to overcome
Topic |   Asia travel

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Chana Uy (left) was one of Cambodia’s first female tour guides. Photo: Intrepid Travel
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