Afghanistan: Where Girls’ Dreams Die Young
By Mariam Fam and Noreen Nasir
Since the Taliban's return to power, Afghan girls abroad worry that the distance between their world and that of girl cousins in Afghanistan is growing in new ways.
COVID-19 Leaves Millions of Girls at Risk of School Dropout in Asia-Pacific
By Jenelle Babb and Natalie Buchanan
Women and girls are among the most vulnerable to education disruptions, and that will have negative effects for everyone.
Girls’ Education in India and the Maharaja Bhagwat Singh of Gondal
By Daniela Kaisth
How a progressive Indian Maharaja revolutionized girls’ education in the early 20th century.
Bangladesh Empowers Women
By Sajeeb Wazed
Under South Asia's only female prime minister, the country is investing heavily in its women and girls.
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
By Anthony Fensom
Asian countries continue to score poorly on gender equality, to the detriment of their economies.
A Rare Success Story in Afghanistan: Education
By Rohullah Osmani
Investments in Afghanistan's education sector are paying real dividends for its people.
Why Is Michelle Obama Visiting Asia?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The First Lady will be making a trip to Japan and Cambodia in a few weeks.