Singapore ‘Herstory' : from Sophia Raffles to Kwa Geok Choo and beyond
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Tributes continued to pour in for the late Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and mother of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Following her demise on 2 October 2010, the remembrance of her life’s example and achievements draws attention to the significant but understated roles of women in the ‘Singapore Story’.
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