Women, Peace, and Security in the Pacific
By Heather Wrathall and Elizabeth Kopel
The Pacific Islands region is not immune to the scourge of gender-based violence, an insidious form of social instability with much wider implications.
Civil Society Activists Launch Campaign Against ‘Culture of Violence’ in Tashkent
By Niginakhon Saida
With the support of the country’s mass media foundation, local civil society activists are trying to instill the message that violence against women is not innate to Uzbek culture.
2 Women Still Hospitalized After Brutal Attack in Tangshan
By Associated Press
A horrific assault caught on security camera footage sparked widespread outrage over misogyny and violence against women in China.
Southeast Asia Must Be Wary of Gendered Cyber Abuse
By Yasmine Wong and Gulizar Haciyakupoglu
Digital abuse has real world consequences for victims – especially as new technologies blur the distinction between virtual spaces and reality.
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
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
By Grant Wyeth
Male resentment and status anxiety are globally destabilizing forces.
#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
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?
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
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?
By Priyanka Borpujari
Will more draconian punishment for rapists improve outcomes for Indian girls?