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XX Files - S1E106: Be more charitable this season of giving

XX Files
02 Dec 2022 10:45AM
34 mins

It’s the season of giving! And why not make it a charitable one this time? Our NGOs need our help too. They’re feeling the pinch of inflation and receiving fewer donations this year. Anusha Aswani, Director of Asian Food Network tells us how we can give back. Plus, what does it take to manage VVIPs at Gardens by the Bay? CNA938's Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Jasmine Woo, Protocol Manager.

XX Files - S1E123: Christmas Party For The Lonely

On this episode of XX Files we speak to Esther Chua who, with her husband, decided to host a party for 'lonely' people in Singapore

03/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E122: Getting Afghan Women Back To School

In a survey of 170 countries, women in Afghanistan ranked the lowest in time spent in school - just under two years in total. That number is set to decrease even further with the Taliban's ban on women in universities. 

In this episode of XX Files we find out how Rebecca Roby, Advocacy Manager for Afghanistan with the Norwegian Refugee Council, is doing to fix that.

03/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E121: Sustainable gift giving this festive season

Before you rush out to the shops to wrap up this year's gift list our guest Stephanie Dickson, Founder of Green Is The New Black, gives us some tips on how to gift sustainably. 

CNA938's Yasmin Jonkers also finds out more about a retail initiative aiming to shine the spotlight on local makers.

03/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E120: Implications of raising the caning age limit for rapists

Should rapists be caned regardless of age? Gloria James, Head lawyer from Gloria James-Civetta & Co says it may not be a simple issue to settle. 

And CNA938's Yamin Jonkers also finds out how a local social enterprise is giving your old clothes a new lease on life

03/01/2023 32 mins

XX Files - S1E119: What does it take to help refugees in Iraq?

What drives a person to volunteer to help refugees in a country suffering from decades of conflict and violence? Jacinth Toh, volunteer with Habibi International, describes her experience living and volunteering in Iraq and the challenges she faced.

03/01/2023 32 mins