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Past articles by Beh:

Japan Airlines lets female crew ditch high heels after #KuToo campaign

Female flight attendants working for Japan Airlines will be allowed to wear trousers and abandon high heels next month, the company said Thursday, after a feminist campaign took off. → Read More

No sex, no babies: S.Korea's emerging feminists reject marriage

No dating, no sex, no marriage and no babies: 2 South Korean YouTubers who vow to stay single have caused uproar in the east Asian nation as it battles the world's lowest fertility rate. → Read More

Queer K-pop: chorus grows for gay rights in Asia

'Unnie Choir' sang about their struggles at a sold-out concert in the socially conservative nation, where homosexuality remains taboo despite rapid economic advances in recent decades. → Read More

A year after Indonesia's quake-tsunami, survivors struggle to rebuild lives

KUALA LUMPUR - Tens of thousands of Indonesians are struggling to rebuild their lives a year after a powerful earthquake and tsunami caused widespread devastation, with many still homeless and schools unable to reopen, aid groups said on Saturday. → Read More

Defeated in court, gay lawyer to enter politics to pursue LGBT+ rights

Jesus Falcis in 2015 petitioned the country's top court to rule as unconstitutional a law stating marriage can only happen between a man and a woman. → Read More

Africa: UN Agency Urges U.S. to Reinstate Funds to Protect Women

The United Nations' family planning agency has urged the United States to reinstate its funding, which has been cut for the third year over abortion rules, to help protect the lives of millions of women and girls. → Read More

Malaysian court sides with forced labour victims over unpaid wages

Malaysia has said this year that it was ready to "declare war" on human trafficking and forced labour By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, a court has ruled, setting a legal precedent migrant rights groups said would help protect human trafficking survivors. In a landmark… → Read More

Boys’ uniforms now include skirts after protest at Taiwan school

Boys as well as girls will be allowed to wear skirts at a school in Taiwan after it announced plans to drop gender-specific uniforms. → Read More

Gray fingers: Aging Singapore uses gardening to fight loneliness

SINGAPORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Since her mother died last year, 74-year-old Lim Yeo Hong has been living alone in a flat on the outskirts of Singapore, scavenging for cardboard scraps which she sells for a living. → Read More

Abused as 'dirty', same-sex newlyweds in Taiwan fear backlash

ZHONGLI, Taiwan - Although Jovi Wu and Mindy Chiu made history last month as one of the first lesbian couples in Asia to marry legally, they are fearful that conservatives may reverse Taiwan's landmark law. → Read More

Philippines urged to rethink new labor ban after maid's death in Kuwait

KUALA LUMPUR - Migrant rights groups on Wednesday urged the Philippines not to impose a new ban on locals working abroad, after the death of a Filipino woman in Kuwait sparked outrage over the treatment of foreign maids in the Middle East. → Read More

'This time is real': Taiwan counts down to Asia's first same-sex weddings

TAIPEI - Lesbians Chu Pei-syuan and Liang Tsung-hui will this week tie the knot for the second time - this time at home, after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. → Read More

Pooper hero: Singapore's 'Mr. Toilet' wants to make sanitation sexy in film

Health campaigners warn billions are still at risk of disease due to toilet shortages → Read More

'Harsh' tactics used to keep wages low for Vietnamese garment workers

Vietnam, which is one of the world's largest garment manufacturers, is home to over 6,000 garment and textile factories that employ about 3 million people → Read More

Asia ride-hailing giant trains drivers to fight human trafficking

Businesses around the world are under increased pressure to tackle human trafficking, which affects more than 40 million people globally and generates $150 billion a... → Read More

Grab trains drivers to fight human trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR -Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing firm Grab said on Monday it is to train its millions of drivers to spot victims of human trafficking in one of the world's worst hit regions. → Read More

UK, Australian police help Philippines fight child cybersex trafficking

British and Australian police are supporting the Philippines' first center to combat the online sexual abuse of children, launched on Wednesday, as the country becomes a global hotspot for the growing crime. → Read More

China tells employers to stop asking women about marriage, babies

KUALA LUMPUR - Chinese authorities have urged employers not to ask women about their marital status or childbearing plans in job interviews, in the latest step to tackle discrimination at work and boost female participation in the labor force. → Read More

Workers making clothes for Australian fashion firms can't make ends meet

Workers, most of them women, often struggle to put enough food on the table and cannot pay for medical treatment when they are sick → Read More

Mother of dead maid treated 'like a dog' in Malaysia calls for justice

KUALA LUMPUR - A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's courts. → Read More