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Women’s rights are in danger, especially in countries where the government does not want to change its laws because of pressure from conservative groups. A group of pink ladies in India literally “beats up” people who torture women and several cases of uterine prolapse reveal severe gender discrimination in Nepal. Read more for the latest women’s themes.
Date22.02.2014 | 10:44
Women rappers in Nepal are causing a stir. These young women use a mix of English and Nepalese to woo their fans. Women in Bangladesh have been severely affected by the latest spate of strikes . Read more to know the latest in women’s news.
Date04.12.2013 | 10:35
The US military will allow women to serve in the frontline, a photojournalist decides to spend her time in Nepal, friends of Malala in Pakistan secretly pray that she wins the Nobel prize. Read on to find out more on women’s issues.
Date09.10.2013 | 11:57
Which themes made it to the headlines in South Asia this week? What books and films on women are making it big? Click on this blog to find out more and let us know if you think we missed out on some theme you think is really important.
Date07.08.2013 | 10:55
Lady Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy. Acid attack victims in the past will not benefit from a latest law against the crime passed by the Indian Supreme Court and more than 30 million girls face genital mutilation in the next decade, says the UNICEF. Click to find out more about what women’s themes made it to the headlines.
Date24.07.2013 | 9:26
16-year-old Malala may be a heroine in her own right, having survived an attack by the Taliban. However, people in her country think there is a huge hype around her created by the local media. Afghanistan’s parliament is scheduled to discuss a law which will protect men who have committed crimes against women and bar dancers in Mumbai are getting back their jobs.
Find out which women’s themes made it to the headlines in South Asia.
Date16.07.2013 | 11:53
TagsAfghanistan, bangladesh, Bar dancers, India, Kabul, malala, mumbai, nepal, Pakistan, south asia, women
I was traveling to Nepal from Pakistan and attending a conference on gender integration in the cultures of South asia, but an incident made me extremely pessimistic. Women Talk reader Sidra Saeed describes her experience.
Date21.12.2012 | 10:02