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The tech industry should also be a level playing field for women.
Their primary mission is to care for community health.
The inspirational story of the South African former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Female migrant workers in Malaysia face a myriad of challenges
Our society is ill-equipped to understand and react to mental health disorders – sometimes at a great cost.
A home, as well as hope, for abandoned and abused children in Penang.
The printing presses in Penang have been humming for over two centuries.
The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?
A tribute to the late Yuen Chee Ling, who celebrated women through her art.
For some artists, Cupid struck at the first brushstroke.
New book Young and Malay captures the experiences of nine different types of modern Malay identities.
Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry
Women representation in positions of power in Malaysia is still dismal. Would gender quotas help eliminate this stagnation?
Instead of celebrating diversity and allowing for societal hybridisation to flow freely, Malaysia is unhealthily obsessed with the notion of unity.
From urban crime to science fiction, local independent publisher Fixi is bringing sexy back in books.
Gender inequality is sometimes unquestioned and undetected by even the most modern of minds. At a recent Lean In workshop in Penang, participants were encouraged to voice their concerns about the challenges faced by women.
We divulge Thailand's unique community development projects headed by Mr Condom, Mechai Viravaidya.
The deadline for the Millennium Development Goals is 2015. What has been accomplished so far?
A global movement to end genderbased violence through dance, the most expressive form of communication.
We chat with Dr Prema Devaraj about what victims of gender violence are up against.
Getting to know eight pioneers of Malaysian art.
Time Magazine called him one of the 100 most influential people in 2004. We chat with Tariq Ramadan on Islam in the 21st century, and the importance of education and individual dignity in empowering societies.
Positioning women is about more than just creating jobs for women.
UN coordination specialist Lin Mui Kiang discusses Malaysia’s performance thus far in achieving its Millenium Development Goals.
PEM takes a trip to the Malihom ecosanctuary, where artists can take a break, enjoy the scenery and do what they do best: create art.
In spite of the advances made in equal opportunities, society’s expectations of women remain stubbornly stereotypical.
How have Malaysian women fared in the last two years?