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Empowering Women: Breaking Down Gender Boundaries for Men and Women

Empowering Women: Breaking Down Gender Boundaries for Men and Women

As society progresses, the world has seen several changes in the making – one being the persistent fight for more gender equality around the globe. Today, the issue of breaking down gender boundaries for men and women is salient. The IAS Gazette examines how both genders must work together to eradicate the notion of fixed roles for men and women in the societies we live in.

Cryptocurrencies and Central Banks

Cryptocurrencies and Central Banks

Cryptocurrencies have appeared at the forefront of discussion among financial analysts, with its rise and fall being predicted multiple times. Proponents tout it as the future of money, while critics have suggested it to be a passing fancy at best. What is the truth of the matter? And what will be required for it to satisfy critics?

The True Cost of Social Media Activism

The True Cost of Social Media Activism

As the Covid-19 pandemic plagued the entire globe, lockdowns and stay-home measures became the new norm for many. Being stuck at home gave us no choice but to be glued to our screens. With the majority of activities taken online, it is no surprise that activism too, has made an appearance on social media platforms and it is what we saw online that formed our opinions and sent us back to the streets.

Biased Media and the Toll It Has on Society

Biased Media and the Toll It Has on Society

From Fox News to CNN, BBC, or RT and down to the hundreds of others that follow, what is the difference? If all the stories they report are the same, why are there so many media outlets? Although there is some truth behind the stories they report, it is the angle in which it is covered that is different. All while discarding those important marginalized topics that they deliberately choose to throw away as it is of insignificance to them and their advertiser’s agendas. Every news outlet has its own political agenda to push. As they have their own political agenda, they also decide where they want you to look at and where they want you to turn your head away from.

Mind the Digital Gap

Mind the Digital Gap

Owning the latest electronic gadgets or having unfettered internet access at home may seem to be common or ordinary to many of us. Yet, in today’s digital age, millions of people globally remain disconnected and have no access to electronic devices. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted this divide – Why does this divide still exist? What can society do to bridge this digital gap? The IAS Gazette endeavours to answer these questions in this article.

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The IAS Gazette is a news site run by undergraduates from the Singapore Institute of Management’s International Affairs Society (IAS). Founded in 2018, it traces its roots to The Capital, a now defunct bimonthly magazine previously under the IAS.

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