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.

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 incredibly flawed.  Many more of us may have also noticed that the law doesn’t apply…

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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 privileges, and so on. The first time I was forced to think about “equality” is…

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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 bear in mind that the left image above does not show “equality” but “equal treatment”…

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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 some deliberately refuse to understand. We still have men who ask, “when is Men’s Day?”,…

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