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Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty?

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty?

The title is not a question on whether he is guilty of the crimes which he has been charged with. The presumption of innocent …
Indian women, divorce and the ring of the mobile phone in Punjab

Indian women, divorce and the ring of the mobile phone in Punjab

The scale of patriarchal ideological domination never fails to astound me but this reached new heights when I read about a communique delivered by …
Be subjective-Happy Mother’s Day

Be subjective-Happy Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day take stock of what it means to be a mother. Spend some time thinking about what it means to you. …
Al Qaeda’s Abuse of Women

Al Qaeda’s Abuse of Women

Osama Bin Laden is dead but I fear that Al Qaeda’s mistreatment of women will still continue. Evidence in the past week seems …
UK Mother stabs her 3 Children -why do mothers kill?

UK Mother stabs her 3 Children -why do mothers kill?

A mother poses with her three children, presenting a picture of happiness, but last year she killed them brutally. Today she was sentenced to …
Is Kate Middleton Cinderella?

Is Kate Middleton Cinderella?

This piece was carried as a front page feature by www.modernmom.com On the 29th of April 2011 Cinderella will marry her Prince. The …
Are you a ‘Helicopter Parent’?

Are you a ‘Helicopter Parent’?

A ‘Helicopter Parent’ is a term used to refer to parents who adopt a parenting approach that has them hovering over their children’s …
MIRCI in Lisbon – a round up

MIRCI in Lisbon – a round up

I can’t believe how time has flown since MIRCI and CRIA held a joint conference on ‘Mothering and Motherhood in the 21st Century: …
MIRCI Portugal 2011

MIRCI Portugal 2011

After months of looking forward to this conference I can’t believe that it is almost upon us. I will be speaking on the …
Children Need Thinking Time

Children Need Thinking Time

Children’s lives have become, in short, a verb. ‘Do this, do that’ is the constant command ringing in their little ears. Homework has …
Stop Waiting: A New Day for Learning

Stop Waiting: A New Day for Learning

Learning starts at home. The sooner ‘learning’ is seen as a pervasive process that begins at birth the more adept we will become at …
Is the church a man’s world?

Is the church a man’s world?

I am standing for election to the House of Laity, General Synod, as an ‘inclusive’ candidate. As the name of my blog suggests I …

First Malaysian to appear on British Reality TV