This section features the voices of our team, where we deep dive into the state of freedom of expression from a gender lens and inequalities in our nation. This is where we ask difficult questions on the limitation and blindspots of the human rights and social justice movement; where we unapologetically demand for a world that is just, equal and safe of people in all diversity.

Manifestations of Violence on TikTok

The TikTok app has been downloaded over 2 billion times worldwide (Sensor Tower, 29 April 2020, but this data excludes downloads in China). It is owned by an internet company called ByteDance in China. If this growth continues, TikTok will…

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Making of a just, equal, post Covid-19 world

This particular period, our experience of COVID-19 and the Movement Control Order (MCO), as many others have also pointed out, has made visible and felt throughout the world what some of us have long realised, that our economic system is…

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Pictures of Equality

Most of us cannot imagine what equality looks like in real terms. So it may help to think about and recall situations when we felt equal to someone else who appeared to have more power, more influence, more opportunities, more…

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What is equality?

How do we begin to understand equality in a world where there are too few examples of what equality looks like? Too often, men and women would misunderstand “equality” as “equal treatment”, such as below: It is very important to…

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International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, I wanted to share some thoughts. Our struggle for gender equality remains a major challenge despite years of speaking truth to power. Unfortunately, most men who have yet to check their privilege, don’t get it, and…

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