Search Results for Tag: Malaysia
From investment banking to private equity, Malaysian Sasibai Kimis’ career in finance took her her all over the world, from London to New York to Ghana.
Date04.10.2018 | 12:53
TagsBritish Council Social Enterprise Award, craftmanship, Earth Heir, Eisenhower Fellow, handicraft, heritage, local craftmanship, Malaysia, Sasibai Kimis, women's rights
Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become “commodities.”
Date25.09.2018 | 9:15
TagsFilipino, Indonesia, maid, Malaysia, Middle East, Migrant Care, Ministry of Manpower, MOM, Philippine, Singapore, women's rights
Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for indulging in same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Date06.09.2018 | 14:35
Tagsanti-LGBT, caning, Indonesia, LGBT, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, public caning, same-sex relations, Shariah
SHE is a humanitarian worker by day and an artist by night. And both vocations come together beautifully, like a woven tapestry.
Yante Ismail has been involved in non-profit and humanitarian work for 20 years. For the past decade, she has also been a professional artist. Her artwork brings attention to human rights issues, particularly women’s rights and empowerment.
Date04.09.2018 | 13:27
Tagsbangladesh, Cox's Bazar, Human rights, Malaysia, Malaysian AIDS Council, women's rights, xenophobia, Yante Ismail
SHE is as comfortable in platform heels and elegant evening dresses as she is in cargo pants and trekking shoes.
Date11.08.2018 | 13:13
TagsEast Coast Rail Link, ECRL, Elle Wong, indigenous people, Malaysia, mother nature, Orang Asli, PEKA, Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil, women's rights, World Fashion Week
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
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