The Evolution of the Concept of Beauty

What is beauty? Nobody seems to have a solid definition for this term. This is because the concept is usually biased, adjusts regularly and is culturally relative. Simply put, beauty is fluid. Women have always...

The Rise of Thai Women in Tech

In the field of IT, most of the employee and ranking individuals are male. The apparent gender disparity is due to the perception that tech is a masculine domain. However, this trend appears to...

Tomoe Gozen

Tomoe Gozen was a 12th-century Japanese female Samurai warrior. She fought alongside her husband, Minamoto no Yoshinaka, a Japanese general, during the Genpei war. She also participated in the war that culminated with the...

Japan and the Comfort Women

The Comfort Women Stories to come out of Southeast Asia after World War 2 were surprising insights to the treatment of local women by both local brokers and the Japanese Imperial Army.   During the height...

Feminism in China

Feminism in China can be traced back to the early twentieth century during the Chinese Revolution. Although feminism movements in China are closely related to socialism, pundits indicate that the association is damaging the...

The History Of Taiwan’s Feminist Politician Annette Lu

Annette Lu Hsiu-lienis a Taiwanese politician and was born on June 7th of 1944. In 1990, she became a member of the Democratic Progressive Party. In 1992, she was elected to the Legislative Yuan....

Kama Sutra: Power for Men AND Women

The Kama Sutra has been interpreted in many ways over the years. The book was written in the 3rd century of the Christian era by Indian sage Vatsyayana, then was re-worked in the 15th...

The History Of Beauty Is Consistently Changing

Beauty does not come with a concrete definition because the concept is fluid. This is because beauty is usually subjective, relative to the culture and always changing. There have been numerous shocking beauty regimens...
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The 1931 Asian Women’s Conference in India

The All-Asian Women's Conference (AAWC) gathered in Lahore in January of 1931. A total number of 45 female representatives met to talk about normal social and political worries of the ladies in Asia, for...

Top 5 female Asian inventors and their inventions

Throughout the centuries, humans have continued to innovate and create items to make our life better. This has been simple discoveries such as the light bulb or as complicated as body altering drugs. Every...

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