How Will Indonesia Handle the Growing Number of Refugee Arrivals?
By Sebastian Strangio
Jakarta is now pondering more permanent solutions to the increasing number of Rohingya refugees arriving in Aceh.
Short Fuse Links Bushfires with Domestic Violence
By Debra Parkinson
Domestic violence can increase amid bushfires, but Australia has a poor track record of responding to it. With a hot summer ahead, authorities must prepare.
Justice a Distant Dream for Acid Attack Survivors in South Asia
By Sebanti Chatterjee
Despite various legal provisions to address the issue, acid attack as a form of gender violence does not get the attention it deserves.
Illegal Myanmar Immigrants Languish in Jails and Detention Centers in India
By Aaisha Sabir
They entered Manipur without valid documents. They are paying a heavy price.
Vietnam in a Styrofoam Box: A Tale of Corruption and Concealment
By Buu Nguyen
The boxes, which were allegedly used in recent grand-scale corruption cases, have become a symbol of the country's rampant graft problem.
The Rising Tide of ‘Imperial Han’ Nationalism in China
By Hu YanWenan
This extreme Han ethno-nationalist sentiment, once relegated to the fringe, is increasingly influential.
Australia Is Close to Eliminating HIV Transmission, But Not There Yet
By Skye McGregor and Darryl O'Donnell
Australia is getting close to eliminating HIV transmission, but inequities in the delivery and uptake of prevention and treatment strategies remain.
Young Men in Bali Behind a New HIV Prevention Approach
By Dinar Lubis
Condom giveaways and printed flyers are out. Inclusive and engaging digital content is the way to change high-risk behavior.
Kazakhstan’s Yurts of Peace: Citizen Diplomacy in the Making
By Zhaniya Bekshora
Kazakh citizen diplomacy can be viewed as a tool for cultivating humanism and demonstrating solidarity, as well as an important foreign policy instrument.
Silenced in China, Grassroots Activists Commemorate the White Paper Protests Abroad
By Yaqiu Wang
A year after the massive demonstrations against draconian lockdown rules, participants have an abiding new sense of strength and responsibility.
Gender Norms and Women’s Double Burden in East Asia
By Jessica Shao and Yoolim Lee
South Korea, Japan, and China share similar issues with entrenched gender norms regarding childcare and employment, which are being reflected in their plunging birthrates.
Women’s Rights in the Balance as India Weighs Criminalizing Marital Rape
By Saumya Uma
India's Supreme Court is poised to deliver a landmark judgement that may make marital rape a crime, a fiercely debated subject with roots in colonial law.