January 28, 2021
How Have Women Leaders Shaped South Asia’s Politics?
By Allia Bukhari
South Asia has elected its share of prominent women politicians. But what has that meant for gender equality and women's rights on the ground?
September 17, 2020
In Japan’s Post-Abe Era, Addressing Political Gender Inequality is Essential
By Nick Stores
A more uncertain and competitive political climate could lead to urgently needed quota legislation for female politicians.
August 09, 2019
Dashed Hopes for Myanmar’s Women
By Akanksha Khullar
Aung San Suu Kyi’s government has not been the game changer for women that many hoped it would be.
July 01, 2019
A New Day for Solomon Islands' Women?
By Joshua Mcdonald
The Solomon Islands now has 2 women MPs – its most ever. It's both progress and a sign of how far is left to go.
November 23, 2016
The Challenge for Asia's Female Politicians
By Jiyoung Song
Asia is seeing a new wave of successful female politicians, but getting to the top requires hard choices.
November 11, 2016
Nepal Leads South Asia in Women's Political Representation
By Jivesh Jha
Nepal's Constitution ensures 33 percent of parliamentary seats are reserved for women.
October 31, 2016
New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap
By Anthony Fensom
Asia's gender gap is still daunting, but more and more women are taking on political leadership roles.
July 15, 2014
A Top-Down Approach to Changing Japan’s Leadership Structure
By Clint Richards
Recent trends show that Abe will have a difficult time bringing new voices into Japan’s culture of leadership.
July 08, 2014
The Changing Role of First Ladies
By Yo-Jung Chen
France and Japan are two countries where a traditional role has evolved rapidly of late.
May 29, 2014
Rising Warriors: Women in Opposition Politics
By Yvonne Guo
Women joining opposition parties shows the trajectory of political empowerment in Southeast Asia.