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A Feminist’s Take on Love #LoyarBerkasih

A Feminist’s Take on Love #LoyarBerkasih

Finding love for single feminists can be tough in places where the rules of attraction are mainly of superficial virtue.

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Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part VII)

Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part VII)

“As soon as we wound down the car windows to have a better look at them, we were attacked by a swarm of flies which seemed to have originated from the Mursi. There was a sudden waft of strong body odour which hit the both of us from all direction without any warning.” Two women’s journey of a lifetime continues.

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Gender Equality – Planning First?

Gender Equality – Planning First?

Chris Tan thinks that women’s only coaches need more in-depth planning before implementation.

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Two Women, Two Tribes and A Journey of a Lifetime (Part VI)

Two Women, Two Tribes and A Journey of a Lifetime (Part VI)

Sure enough, we spotted a bald Mursi woman with her lower lip hanging loosely beneath her jaw, sitting at the front of the market enjoying her bottle of araki. It was the first time in our lives that we have ever seen a Mursi woman in person.

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Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part V)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part V)

Each woman, with a 20-litre jerry can strapped onto their backs, some pregnant and some riped with old age, take their task seriously as they often risk sexual harassment due to long distance of isolated paths taken to reach the water source. Humanitarian organisations have often tried to make sure that new water wells are being constructed as close as possible to their homes in order to avoid such risk.

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Love, Marriage, And Unweddings

Love, Marriage, And Unweddings

Views on love, marriage, and hopes for an Unwedding.

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Maryam & Manan: What Underage Marriages Say About Our Society

Maryam & Manan: What Underage Marriages Say About Our Society

Underage marriages are not simply perversions of marital norms but an index of our unequal society.

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Two Women, Two Tribes and One Journey of a Lifetime (Part IV)

Two Women, Two Tribes and One Journey of a Lifetime (Part IV)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime is a 9-part series penned by Lim Ka Ea about her one year stint in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she accompanied her husband on his 9th humanitarian mission. No stranger to travel and humanitarian missions herself, she learned that Ethiopia is not really Africa and […]

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Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part III)

Two Women, Two Tribes and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part III)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime is a 9-part series penned by Lim Ka Ea about her one year stint in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she accompanied her husband on his 9th humanitarian mission. No stranger to travel and humanitarian missions herself, she learned that Ethiopia is not really Africa and […]

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Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part II)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part II)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime is a 9-part series penned by Lim Ka Ea about her one year stint in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she accompanied her husband on his 9th humanitarian mission. No stranger to travel and humanitarian missions herself, she learned that Ethiopia is not really Africa and […]

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The Iking Case (Second Segment)

The Iking Case (Second Segment)

An enticing guide to Section 498 of the Penal Code – the relevant sections of law, ancillary issues surrounding it, and how did such a law come to be.

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The Iking Case (First Segment)

The Iking Case (First Segment)

An enticing guide to Section 498 of the Penal Code – the relevant sections of law, ancillary issues surrounding it, and how did such a law come to be.

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Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part I)

Two Women, Two Tribes, and a Journey of a Lifetime (Part I)

This 9-part series tells the story of how two “tai-tais” explored Ethiopia and discovered their life as both an individual and a woman. The journey begins with Part I, “My first encounter with Africa.”

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Rights Aborted

Rights Aborted

Addressing the misconceptions in arguments used against the Pro-Choice stand and asserting a woman’s right to her reproductive choices.

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THE CRIMINAL was a woman. They are always women.

THE CRIMINAL was a woman. They are always women.

Recently sex education and baby-dumping have been discussed, with the latter being suggested to be made into a capital punishment offence. This article delves deep into the consequences of criminalising the option of abortion. “The crimes are not always theirs.”

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Shhh… You’ve been sexually harrassed

Shhh… You’ve been sexually harrassed

A victim of sexual harassment down the years, had to deal with yet another sexual harasser a few months ago. This is the first time she writes openly about her experiences in the hope that other victims will know it is never their fault when they become the unwitting target of a sexual predator.

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Single & Pregnant – What are my choices?

Single & Pregnant – What are my choices?

You’re single, you didn’t plan to be pregnant but you are, and you live in a conservative society – What do I do? What will people think? Where do I go? Read the WAO booklet – available in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

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Redress for Single Mothers

Redress for Single Mothers

Considering the rights of unmarried mothers to legal redress in claiming child support, the relevance of such legal recourse to today’s modern society and hence the importance of recognising such rights.

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Misyar

Perkahwinan misyar, satu isu yang pernah hangat diperbincangkan pada sekitar tahun 2006, telah ditimbulkan semula oleh salah seorang rakan bijaksana saya dalam forum perbincangan kumpulan-e HRC bagi mencetuskan perbincangan di antara ahli-ahlinya, termasuk mereka yang bukan merupakan penganut Islam, dalam konteks hak asasi manusia. Usaha beliau ini telah mendorong saya untuk berfikir berkenaan konsep perkahwinan […]

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Where have all the female heroes gone?

A 16 year-old girl was asked to name three female characters that she found inspiring. She quickly rattled off, “Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears.” Why? “Because they are pretty and boys love them.”

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