Park Geun-hye Takes the Reins
February 23, 2013
Park Geun-hye Takes the Reins
Park enters office in South Korea facing a daunting array of domestic and foreign policy challenges. She may very well prove up to the task.
Park Geun-hye Takes the Reins
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
January 01, 2013
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
Will public outrage translate into real, lasting change?
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
September 08, 2012
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
Economically empowering women across the Asia-Pacific could be a game changer. More must be done to break down barriers.
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
Number of Seats Held by Women in Mongolia’s Parliament Triples
August 23, 2012
Number of Seats Held by Women in Mongolia’s Parliament Triples
While still below the global average, the nine new MPs show a welcomed trend.
Number of Seats Held by Women in Mongolia’s Parliament Triples
Japan’s Untapped Resource
August 19, 2010
Japan’s Untapped Resource
The solution for the country’s declining workforce? Its women.
Japan’s Untapped Resource
Her Baseball and Politics
May 31, 2010
Her Baseball and Politics
Two Japanese women are attracting big interest. Hopefully it will inspire.
Her Baseball and Politics
February 01, 2010
'Women Not Worth the Money'
Though India may not be alone in preventing women from serving on the frontline, its armed services’ record on equality is still woeful, reports Shreyasi Singh. And it’s attitudes, not ability, that seem to be proving the biggest obstacle of all to change.
'Women Not Worth the Money'
December 22, 2009
Art be a Lady
The Hong Kong art scene has been in the news a lot this year–apparently flourishing despite the global economic downturn. The buzz peaked with last month’s five-day long Christie’s International’s auction, which was held in the Asian metropolis and
Art be a Lady
November 19, 2009
Bhutan Gets Issued: First Ever Women's Magazine Debuts
A pretty remarkable event took place in Bhutan this autumn–the launch of the first women’s magazine in the country. Armed with questions galore, I got in touch with the editor of the magazine, Pema Choden Tenzin, who graciously took the time to humo
Bhutan Gets Issued: First Ever Women's Magazine Debuts
The Lost Girls
November 06, 2009
The Lost Girls
Parents in India desperate for sons have been taking advantage of advances in medical technology and liberal abortion laws to ensure they don’t have daughters. Shreyasi Singh looks at the reasons behind the dramatic distortions in the country’s sex ratio.
The Lost Girls
October 07, 2009
Final Note on Travel Ethics: A Nepal Example
Close to one million Indian women of low socioeconomic status are said ready to boycott the upcoming Oct.13 assembly elections in the Maharashtra state. *Note the Maharashtra region is, according to recent GDP stats, the richest in India. Many of the
Final Note on Travel Ethics: A Nepal Example
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
September 28, 2009
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
Where is the best place in the Asia-Pacific for female career advancement? Vivienne Stanton investigates.
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
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