Thursday, 14 March 2019 at Nexus, Bangsar South. Registration is OPEN. Get ready for the eXperience!
In 2015, world leaders overwhelmingly backed the elimination of female genital mutilation as one of the targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In conjunction with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM - which was observed on the 6th of February - we are joined by Sivananthi Thanenthiran, the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW) and Rozana Isa, the Executive Director of Sisters in Islam (SIS), who joins us to discuss the prevalence of this practice globally, and whether it's happening in Malaysia, and also the urgent action needed to both abolish the practice and address the lack of FGM awareness around the world.
After a long drawn out legal battle, the Malaysian government finally recognised 3 stateless children as citizens of the country. The decision came just before their cases were to be heard by the Federal Court, effectively resolving their cases. While it’s a happy ending for the children and families involved, what of the many other children facing the same predicament? Lawyer Raymond Mah, who represented some of the applicants, speaks to us about the state of play involving the law on stateless children.
A major worry for companies everywhere is the generation gap - how does one bring together today’s workforce when no two generations work the same?
On today’s World Radio Day Special, we revisit interviews revolving around this year’s theme: “Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace”. What can we learn from our cultural heritage when it comes to moderation? We revisit an interview with a researcher who thinks the Zapin dance could provide insight into balancing religious extremism.
The music industry has endured its share of crises in the digital era – from the slow death of the CD to the rise of online piracy. Now it is the turn of radio broadcasters, who face a worrying exodus among young listeners because of streaming.