Search Results for Tag: Kuala Lumpur
Cleaning up the environment, one beach at a time
MOST people would probably feel that picking up trash is an unappealing activity, but not the eye doctor and nature lover Dr. Valarmathy Vaiyavari.
Date27.12.2018 | 13:12
Tagsenvironment, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Tanjung Piai Beach, Templers Park, Valarmathy Vaiyavari, wildlife, women's rights
Dance as a tool against violence
WHEN other 13-year-olds were frequenting fast food joints, Kamini Manikam decided to become vegetarian after reading a book about cruelty to animals.
Date03.05.2018 | 10:07
Tagsbharatanatyam, HeART, India, Kamini Manikam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Violence against women, women, WOWGA Creativarium
A long way to go towards equality
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
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…
Date18.04.2017 | 14:11
Tags#sexism, Brenda Haas, job interview, kebaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malindo Air, sarong, sarung, VietJet, women's rights