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Gender inequality is costing the global economy trillions of dollars a year

May 21, 2014
2014.05.21 According to a recent UN report, the progress made in the past 20 years towards reducing global poverty is at risk of being reversed because of a failure to combat widening inequality and strengthen women’s rights. The UN’s ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report, has found that the number of people living in developing countries has

The Potency of the Written Word: Singapore’s 2013 Writers Festival comes to a Powerful Close

November 15, 2013
2013.11.15 The final page has turned on Singapore’s 2013 Writers Festival, and that book is to remain closed and on a shelf to be revisited next year when the Writers Festival once again brings literature, journalism, and anything writing-related back to this island. It has been bitter sweet for many, but has also created a