Posts tagged women
Staying True As A Javanese Woman

I was afraid that by identifying as a Javanese woman, I would be mistaken for being submissive, accepting and feminine. I would be misunderstood as being passive, when there is power in subtlety, courtesy, initiative, emotional mastery and consciousness...

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Hope and Healing in Flores de Villa

As a child who grew up in a suburban bubble in Minnesota, coming to Flores de Villa was shocking. I was unaware of the poverty that existed, and to see it first-hand changed me forever...

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How Long Do We Keep Up This Charade?

When that kind of visual programming is pervasive, and generations grow up watching that kind of trash on a nightly basis, is it any surprise when these countries have fairly high domestic violence rates?

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Our Newest Theme

Welcome to our newest theme!

Gender issues affect us all, regardless of our borders. This month, united, we look at the misconceptions, the pain, the triumphs and the lessons that have impacted our team.

To our transgender friends, we would love to represent you in this issue. If you have a third-culture story to share, have a look at our guidelines and please send your article in to editor@tcktown.com

Enjoy!

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Ava Senaratne
Editor-In-Chief
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)

 

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Speed Date A Muslim

Growing up in Pakistan and Malaysia, navigating the fine line between culture and religion caused me a fair amount of grief and I found it difficult to watch respected members of society engage in archaic and detrimental cultural practices in the name of Islam.

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