The 1931 All-Asian Women’s Conference in India

The All-Asian Women’s Conference (AAWC) was held in January 1931 in Lahore, India. As expected, the main items on the agenda were challenges facing the female population in Asia, including infant mortality, rights of...

Five Modern Women in Power – Female Heads of State

The plight of females has come a very long way in the last century, in the past women were purely viewed as subservient creatures meant to care for children and the home. In modern...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tomoe Gozen – the powerful female samurai few know about

Tomoe Gozen is a name more people should know about. In medieval Japan, a period when women rarely took up arms except in times of necessity, Tomoe is one of the few who dedicated...

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...

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...

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