November 05, 2021
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.
November 05, 2020
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.
April 10, 2019
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.
December 05, 2017
Bangladesh Empowers Women
By Sajeeb Wazed
Under South Asia's only female prime minister, the country is investing heavily in its women and girls.
March 07, 2017
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.
August 16, 2016
A Rare Success Story in Afghanistan: Education
By Rohullah Osmani
Investments in Afghanistan's education sector are paying real dividends for its people.
March 04, 2015
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.