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Female genital mutilation in Singapore: a Muslim rite that the UN deems a human rights violation

Female genital mutilation is considered a violation of human rights by the UN, and is illegal in many countries. The procedure still happens in Singapore, where an estimated 60 per cent of Malay women have been cut.

Female genital mutilation is considered a violation of human rights by the UN, and is illegal in many countries. The procedure still happens in Singapore, where an estimated 60 per cent of Malay women have been cut.

Female genital mutilation in Singapore: a Muslim rite that the UN deems a human rights violation
8 Dec 2020 - 8:45AM
The end of dengue fever? Mosquito experiment in Indonesia sees huge reduction in cases

Scientists released mosquitoes less able to transmit viruses into local populations in Indonesia, with results suggesting the technique could eradicate dengue fever.

Scientists released mosquitoes less able to transmit viruses into local populations in Indonesia, with results suggesting the technique could eradicate dengue fever.

The end of dengue fever? Mosquito experiment in Indonesia sees huge reduction in cases
10 Oct 2020 - 10:28AM
3D printed food: how meat and vegetables personalised by machines can help people eat better

The next big food revolution is here: 3D-printed meals that look and taste like the real thing, but are easy to eat for people who have difficulty swallowing, picky children or those with specific nutritional requirements.

The next big food revolution is here: 3D-printed meals that look and taste like the real thing, but are easy to eat for people who have difficulty swallowing, picky children or those with specific nutritional requirements.

3D printed food: how meat and vegetables personalised by machines can help people eat better
27 Aug 2020 - 8:31AM
The story of a coronavirus survivor during the worst days in Spain

As part of our series on the experiences of Covid-19 survivors around the world, a city council consultant in Barcelona thanks public health for healing her.

As part of our series on the experiences of Covid-19 survivors around the world, a city council consultant in Barcelona thanks public health for healing her.

The story of a coronavirus survivor during the worst days in Spain
21 May 2020 - 11:38AM
Spain’s health workers overburdened and undersupplied in coronavirus fight

More than 15,000 workers infected as hospitals struggle with a lack of test kits and protective gear.

More than 15,000 workers infected as hospitals struggle with a lack of test kits and protective gear.

Spain’s health workers overburdened and undersupplied in coronavirus fight
5 Apr 2020 - 6:00PM
Spain’s Chinese community’s fight against coronavirus and xenophobia started early

Weeks before the country went into lockdown, many Chinese-run shops had closed and workers in the remainder wore masks.

Weeks before the country went into lockdown, many Chinese-run shops had closed and workers in the remainder wore masks.

Spain’s Chinese community’s fight against coronavirus and xenophobia started early
21 Mar 2020 - 11:10PM
Severed penis, murdered ex-wife: what’s behind Thailand’s rise in domestic violence?

Hundreds of women and children are abused each year – and that’s just the ones who report it, as social stigma and police inaction keeps sufferers silent.

Hundreds of women and children are abused each year – and that’s just the ones who report it, as social stigma and police inaction keeps sufferers silent.

Severed penis, murdered ex-wife: what’s behind Thailand’s rise in domestic violence?
19 Mar 2020 - 11:16AM
MeToo Bangkok? In Thai TV soap operas, rape and sex attacks are a troubling norm

Many of Thailand’s soap operas are based on patriarchal novels which have scenes of rape and sexual violence against women.

Many of Thailand’s soap operas are based on patriarchal novels which have scenes of rape and sexual violence against women.

MeToo Bangkok? In Thai TV soap operas, rape and sex attacks are a troubling norm
31 Jan 2020 - 1:34PM
Swedish man who dined with Khmer Rouge’s Pol Pot 40 years ago: I regret it

Communist Gunnar Bergstrom visited Cambodia in 1978 at the tail end of the Khmer Rouge’s rule, after being inspired by their vision of utopia

Communist Gunnar Bergstrom visited Cambodia in 1978 at the tail end of the Khmer Rouge’s rule, after being inspired by their vision of utopia

Swedish man who dined with Khmer Rouge’s Pol Pot 40 years ago: I regret it
5 May 2019 - 7:27PM
Lost in transition: how it really feels to be transgender in Thailand

Despite its international reputation as a haven for members of the LGBT community, growing up trans in Thailand can be tough – as Ari’s story shows

Despite its international reputation as a haven for members of the LGBT community, growing up trans in Thailand can be tough – as Ari’s story shows

Lost in transition: how it really feels to be transgender in Thailand
7 Dec 2018 - 11:28AM
Would moving Indonesia’s capital work?
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Why is Bangkok banning its famous street food stalls?
26 May 2017 - 2:20PM
Why are abuse claims in Cambodia’s war on drugs being ignored?
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How the murder of a Malaysian transgender woman exposed fears over an Islamic penal code
25 Apr 2018 - 11:49AM