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Feminist Festival Kicks Off in Central Asia
August 28, 2020

Feminist Festival Kicks Off in Central Asia

By Paolo Sorbello
The third edition of the FemAgora Central Asia festival began with online video conferences this year, as activists find new and original ways to create networks

Girl and the Nation: Central Asia’s Gendered Quest for National Identity
September 29, 2018

Girl and the Nation: Central Asia’s Gendered Quest for National Identity

By Colleen Wood
The violent response to Zere Asylbek kyzy’ art reflects gendered expectations about women embodying the nation in Central Asia.
Love in the Time of Patriarchy: 'Love Jihad' in India
February 09, 2018

Love in the Time of Patriarchy: 'Love Jihad' in India

By Priyanka Borpujari
The murder of 23-year-old photographer Ankit Saxena reveals India’s dirty underbelly of religious and caste intolerance.

#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
November 06, 2017

#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India

By Priyanka Borpujari
India's feminists are divided in the wake of a global phenomenon aimed at serial sexual harassers.

Keeping the Faith: Afghan Women Need Continued International Support
October 29, 2016

Keeping the Faith: Afghan Women Need Continued International Support

By Catherine Putz
Women’s lives remain difficult in Afghanistan; security and corruption stand as major impediments to progress.

Fighting Menstruation Stigma in Myanmar
October 11, 2015

Fighting Menstruation Stigma in Myanmar

By Poppy McPherson
In Yangon, artist Ma Ei has turned her period into a 3-day piece of performance art.

The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?
May 18, 2014

The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?

By Hanna Hindstrom (text) & Ye Tike (images)
A few Thai women are defying conservative Buddhist tradition to reinstate an ancient order.
India: Newly Released Guns For Women Do More Harm Than Good
February 01, 2014

India: Newly Released Guns For Women Do More Harm Than Good

By Ram Mashru
A handgun isn't the right way to prevent violence against women in India.

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