Serving others shouldn’t be a choice

As I slowly made my way through the crowd in Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the largest markets in Thailand, something grabbed my attention. I saw an old woman — probably my grandmother’s age — sitting between the footpath of the sky train station and the entrance, making and selling handmade cartoon keychains. Yet, what […]

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‘Don’t measure a woman’s worth by what she wears’

During the summer break this year, I came across a viral online movement in Thailand: #donttellmehowtodress and #tellmentorespect. These hashtags, mirroring the #metoo movement in the U.S., started after Songkran—an annual celebration of Thai New Year and water festival that took place in April. According to a survey conducted by Thailand’s Women and Men Progressive […]

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