“I couldn’t stand it anymore,” she says. “I didn’t have any food at home. I was working at the time, but I had to quit my job.
Often called the largest invisible workforce, there are almost 10 million domestic workers in South-East Asia and the Pacific. More than two million are migrant domestic workers. In fact, domestic workers make up nearly 20 per cent of all migrant workers in the ASEAN...
With great care, Justin Cheah assembles each nasi lemak packet, putting an extra fried egg in one, adding more rice in another, while bustling in and out of the kitchen. "Some of our volunteers are not coming today, so I'm helping the team out," explains Cheah, before...
He tried selling his art once, no one wanted it. Now brands are lining up to get him on board.
Many who cashed in as runaway teens end up as undocumented workers in Malaysia – or return as corpses.
Mah Hassan says education is the key to assist people with disabilities.
“They have never met an educated Orang Asli, although there are many of us.” says Diana Uju.
Meet Selina Juul from Copenhagen, a key part of Denmark’s food waste revolution.
Malaccan Norashikin Ahmad, 24, has been rescuing dogs and cats since 2014.
Yu Ren Chung says women sparked his interest in gender equality.
Speech from Yeonmi Park telling her story of life in North Korea and calls for action against such human rights violators.
When her husband hit her, Alice knew she had to leave.
Survivor of a rare genetic disease, Foong is building a foundation to empower fellow sufferers to extend their own lives.
Artist Ruby Subramaniam turns ‘anger’ over the warning into works of art depicting women as Hindu goddesses.
Do we really understand the needs of the stay-at-home mothers?
INTERVIEW | Lau Kek Huat’s journey started with finding out more about his communist grandfather.
A number of them interviewed were slow learners or had learning disabilities.
Some felt that he has paid for his crime and that he is a free man. Others see it differently.
Fighting means nothing if we don’t realise the realities and challenges surrounding the effort.
Telling his mother he was gay was difficult, until he had to break the news of something even more life-changing.
Decades of neglect and community breakdown drove them to a life of crime.
There are many abusive relationships, and the only question to ask is: why?
A socially-conscious brand seeks out transgender models to send a message of empowerment.
An investigative story by Al Jazeera English on the topic.