Where Did Patriarchy Come From – And Does It Have Anywhere to Go?
By Rahula Loh
Late last year, Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development Hannah Yeoh received a public comment on her Facebook profile asking her to wear lipstick to look the part of a minister.1 Yeoh responded to the comment saying, among other things, “No male politician would ever be told what cream they should put on their face and I expect nothing less than the same treatment accorded to the deputy ministers who are men.”2Of all the social movements in the...
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