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Kyla Ryan

Kyla Ryan is an editorial assistant at The Diplomat.

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November 24, 2014

The Women Who Escape From North Korea

By Kyla Ryan
North Korean women who flee their country are often targets for exploitation.
October 26, 2014

Review: What Do You Want to Create Today?

By Kyla Ryan
How the unique qualities of Japanese culture influenced a successful businessman.

October 17, 2014

Child Brides of South Asia

By Kyla Ryan
How education could unlock the prison of child marriage for young girls.

September 23, 2014

Casinos and Japan’s Gambling Addiction

By Kyla Ryan
Legalizing casinos could compound Japan’s ‘gaming’ problem.

September 01, 2014

A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education

By Kyla Ryan
How a one-time underachiever eventually enrolled in one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
August 20, 2014

South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women

By Kyla Ryan
Much like Japan, Korean women face serious inequality issues.

August 04, 2014

Japan: Hate Speech vs. Free Speech

By Kyla Ryan
With rising anti-Korean demonstrations, could Japan rethink its position on allowing hate speech?
July 28, 2014

Cambodia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Problem

By Kyla Ryan
The country still sees a trade in girls as young as five years old.

July 22, 2014

Japan’s Better Hafu

By Kyla Ryan
Can Japan’s laws keep up with its emerging internationalization?

July 14, 2014

Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

By Kyla Ryan
Amid all the talk of ‘womenomics,’ where do women really stand in Japanese society?

July 09, 2014

Pakistan’s Woeful Record on ‘Honor Killings’

By Kyla Ryan
After a particularly shocking case, will Pakistan finally revise its laws?
July 01, 2014

NHK Ignores Tokyo Self-Immolation

By Kyla Ryan
A man sets himself on fire in protest at Abe’s policies. But that’s not news for NHK.

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