An inspiring new novel about the lives of Cambodian women, “Diving Deep, Going Far”, is one of the first to depict life as woman in the kingdom. It follows the lives of four young women – Nary, Nika, Soklin, and Ratana – who struggle to break free from cultural oppression and patriarchy, but triumph as they pass on the torch to the following generation.
Date04.08.2018 | 13:34
TagsCambodia, Catherine V. Harry, Diving Deep, feminism, feminist, Going Far, Kunthea Chan, Menno de Block, patriarchy, women's rights
While the international media was still abuzz over a high profile case involving Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is charged with corruption and criminal breach of trust, the country once again received global attention for its problem of child brides.
Date04.08.2018 | 13:02
Sondos Al-Qattan recently gave herself a new title in addition to beauty blogger and social media influencer: slave owner.
Date02.08.2018 | 12:42
TagsAbuse, Ana P. Santos, domestic worker, Human Rights Watch, Joanne Demafelis, Kafala System, Kuwait, Philippine, rape, Rodrigo Duterte, Sandos Al-Qattan, sexual harassment, women's rights
Accusations of sexual assault spread across China’s social media this week as the #MeToo movement took aim at prominent activists, intellectuals and a television personality.
Date31.07.2018 | 13:21
With summer hovering in the air over Europe, it’s time to talk about flowers. We know they can look pretty and smell fragrant, But what of their taste? Plenty of species add a kick and a punch in the kitchen.
Date28.07.2018 | 14:16
Tagscalendula, carnations, Chamomile, Dandelion, gladioli, lavender, Nasturtiums, pansy, women's rights
Princess Dina Mired is as articulate as she is determined; determined to nip cancer in the bud, that is.
Date28.07.2018 | 14:01
Tagscancer, Elle Wong, King Hussein Cancer Foundation, National Cancer Society of Malaysia, NCSM, Princess Dina Mired, Tobacco Free Portfolios, UICC
HER work requires her to venture deep into the jungle and includes collecting elephant dung. But Dr Wong Ee Phin takes it all in her stride, for her love for the gentle giants and their conservation fuels the passion for her work.
Date28.07.2018 | 13:44
Tagsasia, conservationist, elephant, Elle Wong, environment, IUCN, Malaysia, MEME, UNMC, Wong Ee Phin