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Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
February 16, 2018

Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon

By Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Petter Y. Lindgren
Bilateral ties between Tokyo and Oslo are set to converge, with multiple areas for cooperation.

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.

#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?
May 12, 2016

#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
After a brutal rape shook India in 2013, how has the country broached the issue of rape and sexual assault?

Nepal: One of The Worst Places To Be a Child?
February 25, 2014

Nepal: One of The Worst Places To Be a Child?

By Kiran Nazish
Although child labor is illegal in Nepal, 1.6 million children are in the workforce. Girls have it the worst.

Park Geun-hye Takes the Reins
February 23, 2013

Park Geun-hye Takes the Reins

Park enters office in South Korea facing a daunting array of domestic and foreign policy challenges. She may very well prove up to the task.

Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
January 01, 2013

Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests

Will public outrage translate into real, lasting change?

Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
September 08, 2012

Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific

Economically empowering women across the Asia-Pacific could be a game changer. More must be done to break down barriers.

Number of Seats Held by Women in Mongolia’s Parliament Triples
August 23, 2012

Number of Seats Held by Women in Mongolia’s Parliament Triples

While still below the global average, the nine new MPs show a welcomed trend.

Japan’s Untapped Resource
August 19, 2010

Japan’s Untapped Resource

The solution for the country’s declining workforce? Its women.

Her Baseball and Politics
May 31, 2010

Her Baseball and Politics

Two Japanese women are attracting big interest. Hopefully it will inspire.

February 01, 2010

'Women Not Worth the Money'

Though India may not be alone in preventing women from serving on the frontline, its armed services’ record on equality is still woeful, reports Shreyasi Singh. And it’s attitudes, not ability, that seem to be proving the biggest obstacle of all to change.

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