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Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Despite various legal provisions to address, acid attack as a form of gender violence does not get the importance it deserves.

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Australians might think their right to march in the streets is constitutionally guaranteed, but it isn’t.

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To ensure police accountability, there needs to be multiple, transparent bodies involved, each with distinct roles and with the public interest at heart.

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Forensic psychology – the practice of psychology in the justice system – offers a way to address Malaysia’s issues with police violence.

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Incidents of police violence and misconduct are becoming far too common. The question is; who should do the investigating? And what should that look like?

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There are other legislations and programmes to help prevent suicide other than criminalising suicide attempts.

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By capturing data on suicide cases and rates, a registry database can help provide better intervention programmes.

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More countries are realising that punishing individuals doesn’t prevent them from acting on suicidal thoughts but simply puts them in greater distress.

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Ensuring Malaysia’s political system is free of corruption and cronyism will be an uphill battle for the new government.

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The internet allows women to find solidarity but it doesn’t allow everyone to have an equal voice.

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#MeToo may not have garnered much traction in Singapore but that didn’t stop women from demanding change.

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