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How to Enforce COVID-19 Emergency Measures Without Putting Women at Risk
April 30, 2020

How to Enforce COVID-19 Emergency Measures Without Putting Women at Risk

By Carla Silbert
The security forces policing Asia’s COVID-19 response measures must show greater sensitivity to women’s specific rights and needs.

The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government
March 23, 2020

The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government

By Sabera Azizi
The Afghan government must take a greater stake in the future of the country’s women.
Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods
December 06, 2019

Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods

By StoriesAsia
The practice of Chhaupadi in Nepal continues to harm women's well-being, health, and freedom.

Afghan Woman Ambassador Forms Group to Help Afghan Women
November 21, 2019

Afghan Woman Ambassador Forms Group to Help Afghan Women

By Associated Press
Concern over the inclusion of women’s rights in a political solution with the Taliban prompted the move.

Education Is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
October 23, 2019

Education Is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women

By Sabera Azizi
Afghan women see more influence than ever, but prejudice and sexism remain barriers.

6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
March 18, 2019

6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality

By Anthony Fensom
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.

Why Bhutan’s ‘Blood Tax‘ Needs To Be Scrapped
December 26, 2018

Why Bhutan’s ‘Blood Tax‘ Needs To Be Scrapped

By Namgay Zam
Bhutan’s regressive taxation of women’s sanitary products needs to go.
A Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan Ends in a Young Woman's Death
June 01, 2018

A Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan Ends in a Young Woman's Death

By Catherine Putz
Burulai Turdaaly Kyzy was reportedly stabbed to death inside a police station by the man who had abducted her.

Will the Death Penalty Protect India’s Daughters From Rape?
April 24, 2018

Will the Death Penalty Protect India’s Daughters From Rape?

By Priyanka Borpujari
Will more draconian punishment for rapists improve outcomes for Indian girls?

India Learns That the Smallest Coffins Are Often the Heaviest
April 17, 2018

India Learns That the Smallest Coffins Are Often the Heaviest

By Priyanka Borpujari
What will it take for India to finally see its girls and women as human beings?

Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
February 26, 2018

Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights

By David Hutt
A recent UN conference scrutinized the country’s record with respect to female genital mutilation.
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
October 13, 2017

Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'

By Priyanka Borpujari
Even in India's courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.

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