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Why Holding Back East Asia’s Women Holds Back Asia

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2018 — NPR Seoul correspondent Elise Hu discusses gender disparities in South Korea and Japan, their long-term consequences, and potential solutions that could address the problems before it’s too late. The presentation was part of Asia Society Policy Institute’s “AsiaX” series of programs in Washington, D.C. (28 min., 54 sec.)
 


Policy
 /  New York
Defense Department official Ashton B. Carter outlines concrete steps the U.S. is taking to advance security and prosperity in Asia.
Policy
 /  New York
Hassan Abbas discusses how police reform will set a better model.
In Mumbai, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy talks to Kiran Rao about the issues raised in her documentary "Saving Face."
The veteran journalist discusses what he considers to be the most important story he's reported on from Asia.
Policy
 /  New York
Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and social attitudes toward law enforcement.
Policy
 /  New York
Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and offer recommendations to improve its ability to check the growth of organized crime and combat terrorism.
Policy
Rather discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover.
Education
 /  New York
Maya Soetoro-Ng discusses family ties and her late mother in a talk with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
Policy
Rather discusses what he believes is the most important news out of Asia today, and whether the media is getting it right.
Education
 /  New York
Educator and author Maya Soetoro-Ng joins Asia Society President Vishakha Desai for a wide-ranging talk on her life and her commitment to global learning and peace education.
Arts
 /  New York
Watch his cover of a Sufi classic.
Arts
 /  New York
Singer-songwriter sheds light on cosmopolitan career.