Incitement: Asha Being the Misfit and Break the Rules

Asha Gill is a Malaysia-based model, television host, deejay, veejay, writer, producer, film director, and women’s rights activist. What most people don’t really know is that Asha Gill is passionate about human rights, especially women’s rights, and has been part of women’s rights movements ever since her university days.

In 2004 she became a spokesperson for Amnesty International’s Stop Violence Against Women campaign, and she was instrumental in various events in Malaysia dealing with the campaign, such as the Report Launch, the International Women’s Day event A Girl’s Day Out in MidValley Megamall in March, and the Mix.FM Massive Appeal in June, where she sold Banashas (bananas dipped in sweet sauces and toppings) to raise funds for Amnesty International and Women’s Aid Organization. She also works behind the scenes for various human rights and relief organizations, as well as charities. Asha shares her story how she was a misfit during school and how that has led to what she is today