It was a breezy day under the lush tree in Ateneo de Manila University when I carefully read a book titled “Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World”. At first, I read it for class assignment during my exchange program but in the end the book changed the way how I see… Continue reading Encountering Development: How Arturo Escobar Challenges the Discourse of Development
As it is widely known, America’s Trump will withdraw US from Paris Climate Agreement. This has incited various reactions. One of which is France’s Emmanuel Macron who makes pun out of “Make America Great Again” slogan by calling the world to “Make Our Planet Great Again”. As you reach the end of the first paragraph,… Continue reading Manual to Save the Earth (Simplified)
Having taken a break from blogging in order to focus on my undergrad thesis, I am finally here. As a comeback, this post is dedicated to summarize a very meaningful discussion with Quy, a young Vietnamese lecturer and a head of environmental project; an excellent woman indeed. Hello! Thank you for sparing your time for… Continue reading This Is How Quy Contributes to Vietnam’s Development
This blog is committed to give platform for people to express their ideas about development. Amidst her packed schedule to compose proposal for social project and recover from jetlag after long hours from Norway, Putri has been very generous to spare some of her time for a short interview. Hello! Thank you for sparing… Continue reading Development is Not Merely About Numbers?
"Nice tits, babe", "You got nice butts","Hey baby, you're beautiful" are only few of catcalling words women often experience on the street. While being catcalled makes women extremely uncomfortable, most of the time we do not know the appropriate responses. This articles aims to provide you with alternatives and guides in responding to catcalling. What… Continue reading How to Respond to Catcalling
Unconscious bias is often there without us knowing it (that's why it is called unconscious). Although we may claim that we are not biased against women, the result of the quiz may say otherwise. There is no better way to find out than taking the quiz by yourself! Here is the link: http://www.aauw.org/article/implicit-association-test/ Notes: you… Continue reading Are You Biased Against Women Leaders? Take the Quiz!
Feminism history??!! We often associate history with loooong and complex documents which are time-consuming. But this article is different! It will give you simple summary of feminism journey (first, second, and third wave). Let's begin! Why does it matter to know about this? Knowing the feminism history and issues will help you identify and evaluate… Continue reading Feminism History: the “Boring” Part