Search Results for Tag: Malaysia
Mariani willingly sold her house and her beloved superbike, and she used up her personal savings for the small apes.
Date16.07.2018 | 13:53
“You should take it as a compliment,” a female boss once said to her subordinate, when the latter told her that a male colleague had been making crude remarks about her breasts.
Date12.07.2018 | 14:01
Tags#MeToo, Elle Wong, feminism, Malaysia, Nurul Izzah Anwar, sexual harassment in the workplace, women's rights
MANY countries have long had female prime ministers, but not Malaysia. The appointment of a female deputy prime minister on May 10th – a day after the country’s momentous 14th general election (GE14) – was a first.
Date05.06.2018 | 12:11
TagsAnwar Ibrahim, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Elle Wong, Empower, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, National Council of Women’s Organizations, NCWO, women's rights
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
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