Dealing with Racial Stress

You stressed? Stress is not necessarily a negative emotion. Everyone has gone through stressful situations and experiences at some point in their lives. A limited amount of stress can even help us build the necessary urgency and resilience to accomplish tasks and learn to deal with challenges in life. However, this is assuming that the…

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Joint Statement by Muslim Women Groups to OKLETSGO

[Content warning: Mentions of misogyny, sexual harassment, exploitation of sexual assault survivors, and online intimidation] We strongly condemn the misogynist and sexist comments consistently made on-air by Dzar Ismail, Dyn Norahim, and Raja Razie, the three hosts of the OKLETSGO podcast on Spotify. They minimise their crude and offensive language, sexual harassment on-air and exploitative…

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Cara-cara ringkas untuk berbual dengan wanita

Pada milenia ini, adakah anda dapati sukar berbicara dengan seorang wanita dengan sopan dan berhemah? Adakah sukar untuk anda memandang wanita sebagai manusia yang bermaruah tinggi dan bukan sebagai objek seks? Biar kami kongsi cara-cara berkomunikasi dengan kaum wanita tanpa mengambil kira paras dan bentuk tubuhnya. Masih terlalu ramai kaum wanita mengalami diskriminasi dan keganasan…

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How do I talk to & about women respectfully?

Do you find it hard to speak to women respectfully in 2020? Are you unsure of how to regard women as normal human beings worthy of basic respect and dignity? Here’s a short step by step guide just for you!⁣ ⁣ The way the hosts of OKLETSGO podcast speaks about women is wrong. Period.⁣ ⁣…

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Racial Justice is our Spiritual Duty

Anti-blackness is violence that affects Black people worldwide due to a violent history of slavery, colonialism, and continued state-sanctioned violence throughout the globe. The Black Lives Matter movement should not be seen in isolation from hundreds of years of racist violence of which the recent killing of George Floyd is a continuation. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ As…

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Statement of support for proposed removal of marital immunity for rape

As women’s and social sector groups in Singapore, we are very pleased to welcome the proposal to fully remove marital immunity for the offences of rape and sexual penetration of a minor. This important and long awaited reform will make it possible to hold men who commit sexual violence against their wives accountable under the…

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