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Get your ideas on equality shipshape!

By Ghui On 13 January 2012, the Costa Concordia ran aground. She was half capsized, heavily damaged and half-submerged off Isola del Giglio, Italy. Up until yesterday, bodies were still being recovered. It’s been suggested that women and children were … Continue reading

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Women, feminists and misogynists

by Ghui When one thinks of the term “misogynist”, one conjures up the image of a chauvinistic man with outdated ideas of women and sexuality. While this may be true to some extent, it is not entirely accurate. Although I … Continue reading

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As a feminist, I have a choice.

By Ghui The term “feminist” often evokes a quagmire. Depending on who you ask, this controversial term takes on different interpretations. The archetype feminist is a ball crushing careerist, a strong woman who defies the shackles of traditional womanhood. She … Continue reading

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Unravelling the Fearsome Myth of Feminism

by ghui The concept of women’s rights is fairly new in Singapore and the issue of feminism in Singaporean society is one mired by conflicting societal expectations. With economic changes in the last 40 years, the position of women altered … Continue reading

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