Thoughts on the ongoing issues on sexual harassment

By: Adnan bin Yunus In the current social landscape that we embody, sexual harassment has become normalized. Society has long been governed by deep-rooted patriarchal systems which have made women vulnerable. Unfortunately, the plague of sexual harassment affects even men despite women being 80% of survivors.1 However, global movements like the Me Too Movement has …

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Is Death Penalty Punishment in Malaysia Against Human Rights?

Abstract The fight between those who support capital punishment and those who oppose it is rather simple compared to many other debates. Those in support of capital punishment believe it deters crimes and, more often than not believe that certain crimes eliminate one’s right to life. Those who oppose capital punishment believe, that any person, …

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Civil Rights Protections for LGBTQ Persons in Malaysia Under the Federal Constitution: The Elephant in the Room

Abstract Malaysian Constitution is designed for all Malaysians to enjoy the fundamental liberties enshrined. The Constitution, since then, has become the supreme law of land, and any law which contravenes constitutional provisions will be void. Civil rights refer to a proclamation people must be treated in a just and humane manner, regardless of their race, …

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Does our Malaysian Constitution protect the civil-rights of the LGBTQ community?

The LGBTQ community has always claimed that they are victims of bigotry, abuse and stigmatization. The basis for the support for LGBTQ has always been on rights and equality while the arguments against LGBTQ are usually based on religious teaching and human nature. Here, the author examines the civil rights of the LGBTQ community protected under the Malaysian Constitution. The author finds that criminalizing private consensual sex between competent adults is violative of the right to privacy, dignity, and freedom of expression. Also, it is the author’s view that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry and there shall be no pressure on anyone to disguise, subvert or deny their sexual orientation or gender identity. LGBTQ group should not be deprived of their constitutional rights simply because they do not adhere to the majority way of life.

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4 Keys To Success In Life

There is no perfect combination of ingredients that can guarantee success, but there are some common steps to be followed to improve your chances of being successful in life.

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Emotional Intelligence (EI)

Emotional intelligence (EI) is also known as emotional quotient (EQ). EI is defined as the ability to practice your intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligence to recognise, manage and understand emotion and the impact on behavior and attitudes. Intrapersonal intelligence is related to your personal behavior and emotion and interpersonal intelligence is related to other people’s behavior …

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