October 26, 2021
Can COP26 Become a Turning Point for Gender Responsive Climate Action?
By Mohammad Naciri, Samantha Hung, and Sun-Ah Kim
Any meaningful international effort to address climate change must have women and girls at its center.
August 06, 2021
Moving Forward in an Inclusive Digital World: The Case of Mobile Money
By Xie Taojun, Ammu George, and Cheah Wen Chong
Despite the rapid uptick in the adoption of digital payment systems in Southeast Asia, women continue to lag behind in the use of the new technologies.
June 24, 2021
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Blames Women for Sexual Violence
By Munir Ahmed
It was the second time in two months that Khan sparked outrage after suggesting that women's attire plays a role in provoking sexual violence against them.
December 06, 2019
Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods
The practice of Chhaupadi in Nepal continues to harm women's well-being, health, and freedom.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
January 01, 2013
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
Will public outrage translate into real, lasting change?
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.
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