From working with abused young women to offer them a second chance, to creating opportunities for Muslim and minority women in tech, making the domestic helper market fairer and using martial arts to empower women, these are some of the individuals from across Asia who feature on this year’s Gen.T List and who are finding myriad ways to support women and girls through a host of inspiring initiatives.
1. Hazlina Abdul Halim
President, Singapore Muslim Women’s Association
As the youngest president of PPIS (Singapore Muslim Women’s Association), Hazlina Abdul Halim has helped establish its Research and Engagement Department, which raises awareness of issues concerning Muslim women through studies and programmes. She also oversaw the launch of a series of online conversations about female development within the Muslim community. Hazlina is simultaneously the CEO of Make-A-Wish Singapore.