Most women on death row in Malaysia have been sentenced under a strict drug trafficking law that fails to take their vulnerable socioeconomic realities into account. For justice to be possible, this law needs to change, writes Ngeow Chow Ying.
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Ngeow Chow Ying is a practising lawyer living in Kuala Lumpur. She joined a campaign 10 years ago to save the life of a young man sentenced to death for drug trafficking and since then has become an advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. She is constantly reflecting on the issue of values and justice, and recently also became involved in the areas of democracy and institutional reforms in Malaysia.