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Pakistan’s Problem With Violence Against Women Is Growing Impossible to Ignore
August 07, 2021

Pakistan’s Problem With Violence Against Women Is Growing Impossible to Ignore

By Somaiyah Hafeez
Pakistan witnessed several cases of gender-based violence within the month of July, shedding light on the deplorable state of women’s rights in the country.

How Pakistan Failed Its Women
August 03, 2021

How Pakistan Failed Its Women

By Nushmiya Sukhera
Gender-based violence in Pakistan – including the latest horrific murder in Islamabad – is a product of the government’s failure to act.
The Nordic Paradox in Australia: Women’s Advancement and Male Resentment
April 16, 2021

The Nordic Paradox in Australia: Women’s Advancement and Male Resentment

By Grant Wyeth
Male resentment and status anxiety are globally destabilizing forces.

#MeToo Reckoning Continues in China and Hong Kong
December 12, 2020

#MeToo Reckoning Continues in China and Hong Kong

By Jessie Lau
As China held a hearing on a #MeToo icon’s case, Hong Kong was grappling with its biggest sexual harassment scandal yet.

How to Enforce COVID-19 Emergency Measures Without Putting Women at Risk
April 30, 2020

How to Enforce COVID-19 Emergency Measures Without Putting Women at Risk

By Carla Silbert
The security forces policing Asia’s COVID-19 response measures must show greater sensitivity to women’s specific rights and needs.

A New Day for Solomon Islands' Women?
July 01, 2019

A New Day for Solomon Islands' Women?

By Joshua Mcdonald
The Solomon Islands now has 2 women MPs – its most ever. It's both progress and a sign of how far is left to go.

Mongolia Wrestles With Violence Against Women
July 31, 2018

Mongolia Wrestles With Violence Against Women

By Peter Bittner
In Mongolia, a pivotal national report on violence against women and a call for men to be allies.
Will the Death Penalty Protect India’s Daughters From Rape?
April 24, 2018

Will the Death Penalty Protect India’s Daughters From Rape?

By Priyanka Borpujari
Will more draconian punishment for rapists improve outcomes for Indian girls?

Mongolia’s #MeToo Movement
January 29, 2018

Mongolia’s #MeToo Movement

By Peter Bittner
Mongolia’s viral #OpenYourEyes campaign brings attention, but can it spur changes to combat gender-based violence?

In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind
December 04, 2017

In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind

By Tadamichi Yamamoto
Gender-based violence is pervasive in Afghanistan, but activists see a change in the wind.

Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?
July 07, 2016

Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Section 377 continues to loom large over India's LGBT community.
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