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Moving Forward in an Inclusive Digital World: The Case of Mobile Money
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.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Blames Women for Sexual Violence
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.
Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods
December 06, 2019

Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods

By StoriesAsia
The practice of Chhaupadi in Nepal continues to harm women's well-being, health, and freedom.

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.

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