Coolies, Towkays & the Gig Economy
Against the tide of centuries of patriarchy, flying in the face of tradition that kept them bound to home and husband, who were these brave women? What were their lives like? And how have they helped to empower today’s young women, finding independence and financial freedom.
From the intricacies of their combing-ceremony to enter celibacy, with its parallels to marriage ceremonies, their sisterhoods and secrets, sacrifices and daring, discover new Persp8ctives with 8th Wave.
Meeting Point: Outram Park MRT Exit H, outside Dorsett Residences
Ending Point: URA Centre (nearest MRT - Tanjong Pagar)
"I was attracted to the interesting title of this tour but was I surprised. The tour is delightful, insightful and surprisingly heartwarming. Not only is the content well-researched, I really enjoy the personable way Patrick leads the tour, his affability and attention to details, not to mention the rare and interesting anecdotes he shares. The tour is a great way to spend a Saturday morning and I’m definitely planning to join more Persp8ctives tours!"