Keyword: women's issues
Dr. Severine Caluwaerts explains why fear of bomb blasts and poor infrastructure make women's health an uphill struggle in Afghanistan.
"A purdah mentality still dogs Indian society," writes Mira Kamdar. "A woman who can be seen is seen as a woman available for violation."
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge won Academy Awards for their 2011 documentary short 'Saving Face,' which addresses the sensitive topic of acid attacks against women in Pakistan.
Asia Society Asia 21 Fellow says winning an Academy Award allows "people to see a different side of Pakistan, even if it is just for one night."
Netizens demand justice for Reuben and Keenan.
Two Indian women in top 10. Who comes next?
Asia Society's President recommends five books on the role of women in Asia past and present.
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's Op-Ed in the Huffington Post.
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai analyzes geo-political shifts and the implications for women.
The Asia Society in Northern California will host a discussion on the challenges that women face in both Afghanistan and South Asia.