March 08, 2022
On International Women’s Day There Is Nothing for Uyghur Women to Celebrate
By Zubayra Shamseden
The Chinese state has gone to extraordinary lengths to cover up the suffering of Uyghur women.
March 09, 2021
Feminist Activists Take to the Streets in Kazakhstan
By Paolo Sorbello
Hundreds of activists and sympathizers took part in a march for women’s rights in Almaty.
November 13, 2020
Police Disruption of Women’s Day March Illegal, Kyrgyz Supreme Court Rules
By Catherine Putz
Overturning the decisions of two lower courts, the Kyrgyz Supreme Court says police should not have cracked down on the March 8 protest.
March 14, 2020
Behind Pakistani Feminists’ Fight for Rights
By Kaukab Tahir Shairani
Women in Pakistan are bearing the brunt of the country’s Islamic political ideology, in addition to its patriarchy.
March 07, 2020
Afghan and Burmese Women: Sisters in the Universal Struggle for Human Rights
By Kamal Ahmad and Farhat Popal
It is essential that the international community continue to invest in women and girls around the world.
March 02, 2020
Pakistani Women Are Ready for Another Aurat March. Is Pakistan?
By Tehreem Azeem
Since 2018, the march has attracted fierce criticism, especially online. But the organizers and participants are undaunted.
March 08, 2018
The Trouble With Talk of Kim Yo-Jong's 'Charm Offensive'
By Antoine Got and Danny Anderson
Media depictions of Kim Yo-Jong as a charming 'princess' reveal a larger bias against women in diplomacy.
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.
March 16, 2016
Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?
By Anthony Fensom
Despite progress, Asian women are yet to crack the corporate “rice-paper ceiling.” Are arbitrary quotas the answer?