27-year-old Rohingya woman Sawkina recovers from a broken leg. Although she was born and raised in Malaysia, she does not have Malaysian nationality. As a divorced woman in a conservative society, she has to rely on herself and her parents to support her and her 13-year-old daughter. Arnaud Finistre. Courtesy of Médecins Sans Frontières

How a psychologist-turned-aid worker cares for her mental health

Armed conflict. Natural disasters. Unspeakable loss. What would compel someone to throw themselves into the thick of human devastation—and at what cost to their own mental wellbeing? Dr Marlene Lee, clinical psychologist and volunteer field worker for Médecins Sans Frontières, shares her journey with Vogue Singapore

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