South Asia

Campaign; Somi's Story

Religious extremism, entrenchment of patriarchal values and conservatism being embedded in the very core of the society of Pakistan lead to marginalization and seclusion of women at all levels.
Scores of people participating in Jana Andolan II (Credit:http://www.nepalcivilsociety.org)

IS DEMOCRACY READY FOR US?

I remember sending an e-mail to a family friend immediately after democracy was ushered in our country after the prolonged people’s struggle, the non-ending revolution, the 20-hour curfews, and loss o

Putting the Pieces Back Together

“The day my husband left me and went off with another woman, that was the day my life ended” said Inoka (her name and the names of all women interviewed in this story have been changed to protect thei

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