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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.

December 22, 2009

Art be a Lady

The Hong Kong art scene has been in the news a lot this year–apparently flourishing despite the global economic downturn. The buzz peaked with last month’s five-day long Christie’s International’s auction, which was held in the Asian metropolis and

November 19, 2009

Bhutan Gets Issued: First Ever Women's Magazine Debuts

A pretty remarkable event took place in Bhutan this autumn–the launch of the first women’s magazine in the country. Armed with questions galore, I got in touch with the editor of the magazine, Pema Choden Tenzin, who graciously took the time to humo

The Lost Girls
November 06, 2009

The Lost Girls

Parents in India desperate for sons have been taking advantage of advances in medical technology and liberal abortion laws to ensure they don’t have daughters. Shreyasi Singh looks at the reasons behind the dramatic distortions in the country’s sex ratio.

October 07, 2009

Final Note on Travel Ethics: A Nepal Example

Close to one million Indian women of low socioeconomic status are said ready to boycott the upcoming Oct.13 assembly elections in the Maharashtra state. *Note the Maharashtra region is, according to recent GDP stats, the richest in India. Many of the

Smashing The Glass Ceiling
September 28, 2009

Smashing The Glass Ceiling

Where is the best place in the Asia-Pacific for female career advancement? Vivienne Stanton investigates.

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