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Friday, November 23, 2012
Charity begins at home. So do women's rights and gender equality. That's why who is doing the dishes at home is for me not a petty personal issue, but a political one. But whenever I raise this topic _ that a couple's equal share of household chores is an an indicator of gender equality in ...
Archives for: May 2012
25 May 2012
Remember the news three years ago about some Saudi sheikhs trying to buy up paddy fields in central Thailand to ensure a steady rice supply for their oil-rich but food-scarce countries? Back then, the authorities could not deliver any evidence of the buy-ups, and blamed foreign men with Thai ...Read this blog post | comments (15)
11 May 2012
People kept staring at No-ae Mimee when he turned up at the Civil Court. And you cannot really blame them. No-ae's long hair was tied in a bun covered by a red turban. His lips were reddened and teeth blackened from betel nut chewing. His cotton shirt looked commonplace, but definitely not the ...Read this blog post | comments (0)