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Former Washington Post Managing Editor Marcus Brauchli presents Ellen Barry with the 2017 Oz Elliott Award prize. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)

Award-Winning Journalist Ellen Barry on India's Missing Women Workers

The New York Times South Asia bureau chief was awarded the 2017 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia. more
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour 2016 at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center December 13, 2016 in West Allis, Wisconsin. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Memos to Donald Trump, From the Asia Society Family

From climate change to human rights to education, we offer our personal recommendations to the president-elect. more
Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Asia Society in New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Aung San Suu Kyi: 'What We Want Is a Truly Democratic Country'

The iconic Nobel laureate addressed Asia Society for the first time as Myanmar's most powerful official. more
Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi discusses her documentary Daughters of Mother India. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Filmmaker: Documentary on Rape in India Was a 'Cry of My Conscience'

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi discusses how she gained access to shoot her documentary Daughters of Mother India, and why a similar film on sexual violence against women was banned in the country. more

Filmmaker: Documentary on Rape in India Was a 'Cry of My Conscience'

Vibha Bakshi discusses the motivation behind her film Daughters of Mother India and the surprising response she received when approaching a police commissioner. more

Daughters of Mother India (Complete)

Vibha Bakshi, Noa Meyer, Rachel Vogelstein, and Leigh Gallagher discuss Bakshi's film Daughters of Mother India prior to a screening at Asia Society. more
Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel speaks at Asia Society in New York on November 4, 2015. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Daniel Russel: U.S. Won't 'Just Agree to Disagree' in Disputes with China

Assistant U.S. Secretary of State says the Obama administration has put "a floor" under the U.S.-China relationship to avert crisis, but it will continue to press on contentious issues and reject the idea of "Chinese exceptionalism." more