"We are proudly taking a stand against sexual violence and the bully tactics of victim-blaming, as we are tired of being oppressed by slut-shaming; of being judged by our sexuality and feeling unsafe as a result. This is not just a “women’s issue” nor is it just a “men’s issue”; it is everyone’s issue. We seek to challenge the thinking that it is acceptable to live in a victim-blaming society as we do, where we are taught “don’t get raped,” instead of, “don’t rape” - quote from Slut Walk SG FB page: http://www.facebook.com/SlutWalkSGKL
Human Rights organization MARUAH organized public forum to educate Singaporeans about the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement and why we as a nation should care about this movement that is slowly spreading around the world. Maruah president Braema Mathi, P.E. Candidate Tan Jee Say and Leong Sze Hian spoke about the implications of OWS, taking the time to explain things from a financial, economical and human rights perspective.
FreshGrads photographer covered the forum at the National University of Singapore on 31 October. The forum, titled, "The impact of New Media on Politics and Youths", was organised by the university's Democratic Socialist Club.
Mr Kazama, a photographer based in New York City, was here on 26 October 2011 to present his photographs and his story about his subjects – juveniles on death row in the States – in a private, via invitation only event jointly organized by Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign and We Believe in Second Chances.
MARUAH organized an educational seminar on the Internal Security Act, and FreshGrads sent our photographer, Shawn Danker to take interesting photographs of the event. View the photographs after the read more link (click on the thumbnails for bigger pictures)