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Nepal's Child Brides
South Asia
Nepal's Child Brides
One girl's story shines a light on a pervasive problem.
Nepal's Child Brides
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
South Asia
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
The Diplomat visited Zam in Kathmandu to speak to her about her decision to leave Bhutan.
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
Thailand's Construction Nomads
Southeast Asia
Thailand's Construction Nomads
Hundreds of migrant construction workers reside in shipping containers in the outskirts of Bangkok.
Thailand's Construction Nomads
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
South Asia
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Pakistan is silencing discussion on a growing number of topics, from religious extremism to CPEC.
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
South Asia
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
One nun is breaking stereotypes about women and clergy alike.
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
East Asia
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
Despite government efforts, cultural pressures continue to dissuade many women in Japan from joining the workforce.
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
Southeast Asia
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
A visit to the mysterious cave paintings requires a six-hour journey by motorbike and a ferry ride.
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
South Asia
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
"In Delhi alone, more than 3 million newspapers are distributed to homes every morning within hours of their printing."
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Southeast Asia
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Decades of persecution have left the Rohingya on the brink of genocide.
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
Southeast Asia
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
The children who live, play, and sometimes work at construction sites in Phnom Penh.
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Southeast Asia
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Vietnam's new Law on Belief and Religion sparks worry about freedom of religion in the communist country.
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
South Asia
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
New Delhi faces pressure to ratify a convention that activists fear would ultimately harm Indian women and children.
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
East Asia
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
A look back at the evolution of gay rights in Taiwan -- and the growth of the movement's opposition.
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
Russia's Buddhist Republic
January 04, 2017
Russia's Buddhist Republic
In Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, the remnants of Buddhism sit in the Soviet Union’s lingering shadow.
Russia's Buddhist Republic
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
South Asia
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Tracing the hopes of India's 26.8 million disabled population over 40 years of advocacy.
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
South Asia
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
Vijay Simha, a senior Indian journalist, recovered from alcoholism to write books on sobriety.
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
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