Muslim Womanhood and Hierarchical Gender Relations in Southeast Asia

THE MORAL DISCIPLINING OF MUSLIM WOMEN
Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor is a popular actress, television host and entrepreneur from Malaysia. She is also the founder of NH Prima International Sdn Bhd, a fashion business hijab empire known for selling chic headscarves under the brand name Naelofar Hijab. Her hijab line is sold in 38 countries, including London’s upmarket Chelsea district.

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The ‘WFH Revolution’: How to Work from Home (WFH) without Losing your Head

A CRAZY YEAR 2020. Wow, what a crazy year that was – one which we will remember for a very long time. COVID-19 has impacted the way we live, work, study and play. We have all gone through the Circuit Breaker period, Phases 1 and 2. And now, we are in Phase 3. Events took place at breakneck speed, and we had to adapt to either ‘swim or sink’. We had to adjust our work schedules, our children had to adapt to home-based and online learning. And the fear of […]

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A Long-Term Outlook on Women’s Issues at Work and with their Families

EMBEDDING DEEP-SEATED VALUES
I was pleased when the Singapore government announced that it will be conducting a review on shaping mindsets on how girls and women are to be regarded and treated. What is more heartening is that the review will take a more philosophical approach in embedding deep-seated values that ultimately shape the minds, attitudes and behaviours of Singaporeans on women-related matters.

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Cancel Culture in Singapore: A Critical Perspective

There are many things in life you have probably cancelled on before – from a doctor’s appointment to an order from GrabFood, or even as simple as your plans so that you can relax in bed all day long. But, do you know that you can ‘cancel’ people or brands too?

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Seniors Living with Dementia during COVID-19

Seniors living with dementia can often feel isolated. Over time, the ability of a person with dementia to communicate becomes worse and interactions that once seemed so easy may be more difficult. This can be frustrating for everyone involved. Humans are very social creatures. We need healthy interactions with others to maintain our health. This does not exclude persons living with dementia. Loneliness will cause changes to the brain and psychosis also causes changes to behaviour.

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