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...

Hồ Xuân Hương – changing hearts and minds

Vietnamese poet Ho Xuan Huong was born at the end of the Later Le Dynasty, growing up within a social and political disorder. Her formative years occurred during the Tay Son Rebellion, and the...

Women in the Philippine military

In 1963, women were first given the right to join the military in the Philippines. They were only granted the rights to serve in either the technical services or the reserve ranks. This occured...

Early Feminism in the Philippines

When women throughout the world are asked which nations in Asia best represent the growth of feminism on the Pacific Rim, answers usually include the change in women’s status once Mao Tse-tung achieved power...

The Rise Of Thai Women In Tech

With such a worldwide interest in the improving of the gender and wage gap, there stands a nation that is not only closing the gap in such an area but is also showing the...

Surprising Facts Regarding Empress Michiko

Most little girls grow up dreaming of what life would be like as a member of royalty, but in the case of Michiko Shoda, born on 20 October 1934, that impossible dream became reality...

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