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Confident or complacent?

When I first moved from Asia to Europe – specifically to Germany – I was a European size 36. Then I discovered German bread – specifically “brötchen” – and they proved to be my undoing.

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20.04.2017 | 14:46

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If it’s not “yes”, it’s definitely “no”

A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.

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18.04.2017 | 15:54

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An interview with a twist

I think I’d be hard pressed to find anyone who’s never had the jitters at a job interview. There you are facing a panel of stern HR people, your head a hodgepodge of “correct answers” to their potential general knowledge questions, your CV read, reread and proofread to perfection, your clothes striking the right balance of professionalism and comfort…

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18.04.2017 | 14:11

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Malaysia criminalizes child grooming, not child marriage

Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”

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12.04.2017 | 15:18

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A woman’s fight to embolden Malaysia’s voiceless

Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.

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15.03.2017 | 17:48

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