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Date Tournament Round Motion
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 1 THW ban the use of Smart Drugs for non-medical purposes in schools
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 1 THW give additional benefits to families on welfare whose children perform well in school
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 1 THBT job recruiters should remove all academic restrictions for job applications
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 2 THW decrease the burden of proof in sexual assault cases to a balance of probabilities rather than beyond a reasonable doubt
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 2 THR the shift in the #MeToo movement from victims sharing their experiences to holding public figures to account
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 2 TH, as progressive activists in highly religious states, would make use of religious texts to justify progressive reform
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 3 THP a world where psychological harms are perceived to be as severe as physical harms
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 3 THP a world in which individuals prioritized material happiness over immaterial happiness
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 3 THP a world in which individuals prioritized the pursuit of their own happiness over their families
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 4 THR the glorification of the narrative that "What does not kill you makes you stronger"
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 4 THR the narrative that lying is immoral
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 4 THR the rising trend in pop culture to portray villains as a victim of society
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 5 THW deny state-sponsored healthcare for those who refuse to get vaccinated
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 5 THW nationalise all housing
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 5 THW nationalise Facebook
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 6 THBT micro-finance organisations (charities, NGOs, Development Banks) should offer micro-finance loans in developing nations only to women
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 6 THBT international organizations should make development aid conditional upon democratic reforms.
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 6 THBT post-conflict states should not instill nationalism through the education system
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Novice_Final THBT true women's liberation is incompatible with capitalism.
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Novice_Final THBT the transgender rights movement should distance itself instead of closely align with the feminist movement.
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Novice_Final THBT the feminist movement should actively encourage women to adopt traditionally "masculine" traits (eg assertiveness, being unemotional) to climb up the social ladder
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Z TH, as an HIV+ individual with an undetectable viral load, would not tell their prospective partners about their HIV status
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Z THR the "born this way" narrative
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Z TH as a mother will teach her daughter that "there are no good men"
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Octa THW ban all countries that have a bad track record of human rights abuses from participating in all major international sporting events.
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Octa THBT the IOC should strip awards of athletes on the basis of bad behavior
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Octa THS removing gender categories in all sporting events
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Quarter THBT trade unions and labor protection laws should be suspended during times of economic crisis.
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Quarter THP a world without credit ratings agencies
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Quarter THW require the majority of companies' equity to be owned by sub-management level employees
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Semi THS the creation and use of Lethal Autonomous Robots
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Semi THO embedded journalism
2021-08-07 Asia Schools Debate Championship 2021 Open_Semi THW press the red button and end-all humankind.