Category: NEWS

Chong Sheau Ching And Daughter, Rhonwyn

Source: MPH Quill


August 31, 2005 0

Wheel Power – A Good View At The Movies For The Disabled

Source: Anthony Thanasayan from Disabled Peoples’ International It has been some time since we last caught up with some of the interesting disability happenings around the world. Most of the stories today have been picked from Inclusion Daily Express (IDE) – an excellent daily e-mail news and disability rights information service from Spokane, Washington, the…
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June 30, 2005 0

eHomemakers Network – Malaysia

Source: The Communication Initiative Summary Formed in 1998 with the name Mothers for Mothers, Malaysia’s eHomemakers network is an effort to address the information and communication needs of women homemakers. Initiated by a voluntary group of mothers from multi-ethnic communities, this network engages in active advocacy, outreach, and grassroots research on the use of information…
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April 6, 2005 0

Teleworking Moms Unite!

Source: i4donline Homemakers are a vulnerable group in the digital divide as they have little or no access to ICT. As is elsewhere in the world, homemakers in Malaysia are being left out of the rapidly progressing era of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The Mothers for Mothers network, formed in 1998, started as a…
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March 31, 2005 0

SIT Grad Leads Malaysian Women

Source: Our World Chong Sheau Ching, a graduate of the School for International Training’s Program in Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management (PIM 33), has in recent years become a well-known Malaysian newspaper columnist, author, and champion of opportunities for working mothers and homemakers. A native of Malaysia, Ching attended college in Canada before studying at…
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February 17, 2005 0

Homeworkers And ICTs In South-East Asia

Source: International Development Research Centre website Project Leader: Chong Sheau Ching Institution: Corpcom Services Sdn. Bhd. (E-Homemakers) Region: South-East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia) Start Date: 12/2004 Project Details WSIS Action Lines WSIS Action Lines: 3, 4, 6, 8   “As I write this email, I am cooking fish curry, ensuring that my Down Syndrome brother…
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November 24, 2004 0

Sisters Stepping Out Of Traditional Role In The Kitchen

Source : China Press  


September 24, 2004 0

Business Will Soon Be Where The Home Is

Source: Article by Rozana Sani from New Straits Times Computimes EMPLOYMENT opportunities are hard to come by these days, especially when the job seekers are women who have growing children and other responsibilities at home, senior citizens who still feel they can contribute to the economy, or the physically disabled. Well, good news is on…
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September 13, 2004 0

Empowering Women

Source: New Straits Times, 13 September 2004 Gone are the days when women spend their days slaving over the stove or hunched behind the sewing machine – although many still feel a woman’s place is at home doing housework.


September 13, 2004 0

Will The Home Office Take Off?

Source: New Straits Times Computimes WORKING from home as an alternative to employment in the traditional office has become a hot topic of discussion with the Government’s recent decision to formally introduce the concept. Enabled by solutions in information and communications technology (ICT), the home office is certainly welcome as it can encourage women, senior…
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September 12, 2004 0