Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

South Asia

New Ways of Speaking, and Thinking, About Asia
Arif Dirlik: 'The enhanced global visibility of peoples of Asian descent suggests that there is no outer boundary to the notion of Asia.' more
A beggar in Chennai, India
Poor Want a Job, Not Benevolence
About half of the world's population now lives on less than $2 a day. more
The Quest for Peace and Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and Beyond
Speech by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea. more
Asia Women's Next Obstacle: AIDS
This fight against AIDS must be fought on many fronts, but it must begin with broader engagement of women. more
"Get your laws away from my uterus." (bitchplz/Flickr)
Women of the World
Laws and policies affecting women of South Asia. more
071110-A-2013C-074 A paratrooper from 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, watches as an aircraft flies overhead while dropping supplies in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, Nov 9. (soldiersmediacenter/Flickr)
The Global Perspective on the War on Terror
Experts discuss and offer critical viewpoint of US foreign policy. more
A woman suffering from HIV/AIDS uses a stick to walk back to her bed in hospital. Cambodia. (© Masaru Goto / World Bank)
Women's and Girls' Health in South Asia: Challenges for Global Policy
Experts discuss the critical challenges that lie ahead in securing reproductive health rights for women and girls in South Asia. more
Dalia Hashad Advocates Against Racial Profiling
The ACLU advocate discusses the curtailment of civil liberties, the USA PATRIOT Act*, illegal detentions, and racial profiling more
UNDP Human Development Report (onshi/Flickr)
Launch of the 2002 United Nations Development Program
"In individual human freedom lies the capacity for political participation, economic development and social progress." more
Chinatown, New York (Marionzetta/Flickr)
Worker's Rights and Immigrant Communities
"It’s very easy to forget that a lot of the sweatshop conditions in factories in China, Bangladesh and India actually also exist in Chinatown in New York." more