Search Results for Tag: Malaysia
WHILE reading a business report last month that listed Malaysia’s top 40 richest people (in 2017), it struck me that only one of them was a woman. And she ranks 19th at that.
Date07.03.2018 | 16:04
Tags#PressforProgress, Cedaw Committee, Elle Wong, female genital mutilation, FGM, International Women’s Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marital rape, sexual harassment, Stock Exchange, women's rights
In Malaysia when our mothers and certainly our grandmothers were young, traveling alone as a woman was literally unheard of. In many traditional cultures, unmarried women are not allowed to roam around unchaperoned.
Date24.02.2018 | 16:09
Imagine a society divided not according to wealth or education, but on its capacity to remember. Humans are either lowly Monos (those who remember only yesterday) or enviable Duos (who can also remember the day before). The only connection to the past is an iDiary (hello Apple!) in which people record and keep track of all notable events – or at least, their version of them.
Date31.08.2017 | 13:42
TagsBrenda Haas, Felicia Yap, George Orwell, Malaysia, Margaret Atwood, memory, The Handmaid's Tale