What made her do the right thing?
Which development interventions worked and which didn’t? Sometimes it’s hard to know when the intervention wasn’t intended. I’m puzzled by what’s behind the behaviour. The attitude, social pressure, and control.
Do we need empathy in politics: the power of motivation
Does empathy go with politics? Empathy is not necessarily what makes good policies. Yet, it’s what determines the motivation for making good policies. On the value of empathy.
Sudden flashback when the revelation was subtle
How we perceive information influences how one views others’ social status. How much does it influence on women’s social status specifically?
Let's be clear about ownership in development
No, we can’t just blame on lack of ownership for the failure if it had been -sort of- anticipated during the project building process.
Locked out: the nationality and border
Trump administration banned the entry of people with certain nationalities. It’s discriminatory. But what did I do when it happened in front of my own eyes?
Aren't we appropriating music?
You can’t believe how much I love looking appropriate. Especially when it comes to listening to music. I appropriate to impress.
Choice: The question of women’s rights voice
Wearing religious veil is either encouraged or discouraged. There’s no ground for the middle. But the real problem is not about the attire. It’s the choice. Choice to make free decisions no matter how noble or stupid they are.
Online discrimination: Can I get rid of my nationality?
I’ve been having some trouble buying things online because my nationality makes it difficult. It’s the constraint within free.
The patterns: labelling, stereotyping, and ADHD
As human, we yearn for meanings and definitions to understand our lives. Our desire to define them with names sometimes leads us to stereotyping but sometimes to a sense of belonging. My recent experience of ADHD test taught me labelling.