Budget 2011 for big boys, civil servants

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From the listed projects, it appears that we are returning to the era of mega high-status, expensive projects which will provide little value-added to...

Women judges and sharia

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Why have conditions been laid down in the case of the two Malaysian women judges? Is it not sheer male prejudice against women, wonders...

The man who fought for justice

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When D R Seenivasagam passed away in 1969, some 150,000 people lined the streets of Ipoh to bid him a touching final farewell. Who...

The speech that wasn’t delivered

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P Ramakrishnan was supposed to deliver this address at an anti-ISA vigil in Penang on 1 August 2010, but before he could speak, four...

Comprehensive policy, action plan needed

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At the end of a landmark conference on gender justice, a declaration calling for a comprehensive policy and action plan on gender was presented...

What are we mainstreaming into?

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Prema Devaraj warns that gender mainstreaming alone will not bring about gender equality as oppression manifests itself in many ways. Gender equality has to...

Political solutions to the gender gap

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Gender equality is about both women and men. It is not a women’s agenda but a social justice agenda, says Chong Eng, adding that...

Good governance and gender equality

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Francis Loh reports on a landmark two-day conference in Penang that looked at where we are in the struggle for gender justice. Congratulations to...

From Esplanade to Jelutong

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An impromptu anti-ISA vigil to mark the 50th anniversary of the ISA was held outside the Jelutong Police Station in Penang for a good...

Candles & T-shirts vs Batons & Guns

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The lop-sided nature of the face off is reflected in Ms Batek's poem, which contrasts the baton-toting police with the candle-bearing protesters. we have...

Aliran Monthly 30: 7 editor’s note

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This issue focuses on women, the gender gap and the quest for gender equality. Francis Loh reports on a landmark conference in Penang on...

Are the police sabotaging the BN?

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Ordinary Malaysians are not naive: they see the difference between the police treatment of the pro-ISA group and the anti-ISA activists and they understand...

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