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The World of a Bar Dancer in Nepal
November 08, 2018
The World of a Bar Dancer in Nepal
In Kathmandu's dance bars, young women and teenage girls entertain male customers every night. Here is one of their stories.
The World of a Bar Dancer in Nepal
Demonetization: Minimum Governance, Maximum Gundagardi
November 06, 2018
Demonetization: Minimum Governance, Maximum Gundagardi
Modi’s approach, epitomized by demonetization, reinforces India’s statist tendencies.
Demonetization: Minimum Governance, Maximum Gundagardi
Return From a Pakistan Dungeon
November 05, 2018
Return From a Pakistan Dungeon
Thousands of people have been “disappeared” in Pakistan. And for those who reappear, life is never the same.
Return From a Pakistan Dungeon
India’s Vanishing Art of ‘Impersonation’
November 01, 2018
India’s Vanishing Art of ‘Impersonation’
The long history of Bahurupiya street performance is under threat.
India’s Vanishing Art of ‘Impersonation’
#MeToo: Nepal’s Women Speak Up
October 31, 2018
#MeToo: Nepal’s Women Speak Up
After taking India by storm, the #MeToo movement has come to Nepal. Can it bring change?
#MeToo: Nepal’s Women Speak Up
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
October 30, 2018
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
The Baloch-dominated border area used to be a source of cooperation for Islamabad and Tehran. What went wrong?
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
October 29, 2018
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
The balancing act between China, India, and Bhutan's own interests continues under a new PM.
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
October 24, 2018
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
October 21, 2018
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
Despite security risks and technical difficulties, Afghanistan goes to the polls.
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
Peace, Blood, and Hope: Women in Afghanistan’s Election
October 19, 2018
Peace, Blood, and Hope: Women in Afghanistan’s Election
Amid a deady campaign season, women candidates are fighting for political participation.
Peace, Blood, and Hope: Women in Afghanistan’s Election
India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
October 17, 2018
India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
Across India, women are speaking up with tales of their abuse at the hands of powerful men.
India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
October 15, 2018
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
As the EU seeks to expand lending for infrastructure in Asia, will it maintain high standards?
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
Who Can Be Pakistani?
October 11, 2018
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan set off a fiery debate when he suggested citizenship for Afghan refugees.
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Menstruating Without Pads in India
October 10, 2018
Menstruating Without Pads in India
Thanks to stigma and misinformation, many Indian women continue to use cloth during their periods.
Menstruating Without Pads in India
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
October 05, 2018
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
Why is there an assumption that nuclear weapons would preclude a limited conflict between India and Pakistan?
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
October 03, 2018
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
Threats and boycotts cast a long shadow over upcoming local elections in Indian Kashmir.
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
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