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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.