Gender Equality

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News Feature

Abortions on lockdown: How the US ‘global gag rule’ impacts the reproductive health of women around the world

S$8.8 billion in reproductive health funding has been cut under Trump's Global Gag Rule.

November 2020

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Sexual Health

Go with the flow: Meet 3 of Asia’s period entrepreneurs

Reproductive health empowerment movements are taking hold in the region.

November 2020

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News Feature

The meaning behind LGBT+ terms

A guide to need-to-know LGBT-related terms and the meanings behind them.

July 2020

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Gender Equality

‘X也’and ‘Ta’: The gradual rise of gender-neutral pronouns in Chinese

We talk to transgender advocates about the evolution of non-binary pronouns in mainland China and ...

July 2020

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Discrimination

The Siddi: An African tribe’s story of slavery, racial oppression and hope in India

Originally from Africa, the Siddi tribe is gradually finding a foothold in India after more than a ...

June 2020

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LGBT+

Mark your calendar: 4 virtual pride events to support this summer

As LGBT+ Pride Month marks its 50th anniversary this year, many events are taking celebrations ...

June 2020

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Gender Equality

The stories behind modern women’s rights movements across the world

From Chile to the US, India and South Korea, women’s calls for safety and equality are taking ...

June 2020

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Gender Equality

#KuToo: Japanese women are saying no to high heels – here’s why

Yumi Ishikawa, founder of Japan’s KuToo movement, is working to ban compulsory high heels and ...

May 2020

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Initiatives

5 meaningful projects to support virtually this summer

If you have an extra hour while physical-distancing or simply want to take your mind off the new ...

May 2020

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LGBT+

What it’s like to be “gay and grey” in Hong Kong

Rejected by society and the mainstream LGBT+ scene, many of Hong Kong’s older gay men face a life ...

April 2020

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