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Protestors speak out against "honor killings" of women in Lahore, Pakistan on November 21, 2008. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Women Confront 'Honor Killing' in Pakistan

In the sixth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses violence against women who supposedly shame their family. more
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The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit: What to Look For

In an AsiaConnect call on Friday, Dr. Gary Samore discussed the role of Asia in preventing nuclear terrorism, containing North Korea, and other subjects. more
Children represent accountants from PricewaterhouseCoopers on stage at the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Treatment of Asians at the Oscars: 'Antithesis of Progress'

A segment resurfacing Asian stereotypes obscures an equally troubling problem: the lack of good roles in Hollywood. more
Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy says Pakistani laws currently do not do enough to deter honor killings. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Oscar Winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on Stopping 'Honor Killings'

The director's Academy Award-winning documentary aims to change Pakistani laws that allow killers to go free. more

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness' (Complete)

The filmmaker discusses her Academy Award-winning documentary on "honor killings" in Pakistan. more