International Women’s Day as well as Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day, as defined on their website, “is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.” A number of multinational corporations have made an effort to acknowledge the significance of March 8th, otherwise known as the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 10, 2018
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KFC Malaysia shows support for International Women’s Day

It is always nice to receive news regarding events that celebrate and demonstrates appreciation towards women. In celebration of International Women’s Day, the KFC divisions in Malaysia have appointed a female figure as the new face of the company. The guest of honor in the discussion is Claudia, Colonel Sanders’ second wife whom he met […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 9, 2018
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Women are People, Not a Commodity

An extraordinary event transpired amidst the 19th and 20th centuries which altered the course of the history and transformed the world into life as we know it today. This century-long struggle has come to be known as the period of women’s suffrage movement. Prior to that time, long before any of us were born, women […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 8, 2018
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Japanese Artist Arrested for ‘Distributing Indecent Material’

Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi, 42, was arrested for obscenity charges due to her art that explores female genitalia. The artist vowed to challenge her arrest and declared from behind bars to defy a culture of “discrimination” against openly acknowledging the vagina in Japanese society. On July 12, Igarashi was arrested for distributing indecent material with […]
  • Julia Berman
  • July 22, 2014
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India’s Prime Minister Addresses Women’s Rights Issues

Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, addressed parliament this week to urge politicians to work together to provide greater legal protection and treatment to women in the wake of various horrific gang rape incidents this past month and in past years. Poorly handled incidents such as the gang rape and lynching of 12-year-old and […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • June 12, 2014
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India’s Police Neglectful of Rape Victims

Poorly handled recent rape and assault incidents in India have left people wondering just how corrupt and insensitive the Indian police forces are in regards to the treatment of women. It was 8 pm, on May 27th, when two cousins, a 12-year-old and 14-year-old, went outside to use the bathroom, as they did not have […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • June 2, 2014
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