The extra mental and emotional load women carry

Tuesday, 9 March 2021 01:00 PM MYT
By Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan


Yesterday was International Women’s Day (IWD).

Typically, it is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

This month also marks one year since the movement control order was implemented on March 18, 2020.

Given IWD and the one year of various movement restrictions, I thought it would be best to shed light on some of our female heroes out there who have had a particularly challenging time, but are still soldiering on nonetheless.

They are the ones who have held it together for their families, even those suffering abuse and those struggling with the emotional challenges of pregnancy or fertility issues.


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