Featured stories about South Asia
Stories about South Asia
22 January 2017
21 January 2017
20 January 2017
The Sundarbans is a World Heritage site due to its outstanding biodiversity.
19 January 2017
"This narrowed minded decision is not just a ban against the film but a decision against the freedom of expression and creativity in Bhutan."
18 January 2017
"The most critical impact of this simple intervention blew me away..."
"The path surely must not have been easy but I'm sure that this path will lead you to a bright and beautiful future that you truly deserve."
15 January 2017
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
3 January 2017
1 January 2017
Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.
30 December 2016
Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.
29 December 2016
Groups linked to ISIS, Ansar Al Islam or Ansarullah Bangla Team have claimed responsibility for violent attacks on intellectuals and regular citizens. What does this mean for the future?
26 December 2016
"It would be naive to think Google’s efforts will change attitudes and rectify India’s sanitation troubles altogether, especially since nearly 900 million Indians don’t have access to the internet..."
25 December 2016
20 December 2016
"I go to cinema to relax and amuse myself, not to show my patriotism to my fellow countrymen. People who question my patriotism can come to my house."
18 December 2016
15 December 2016
"Civil society easily can see child marriage but is blind to the fact why it happens. When there is development in society...child marriages will fall. We need time for that."
10 December 2016
A folklorist at the Erie Art Museum in the US state of Pennsylvania dreamed up the idea: helping refugees gain work skills while working with them to preserve their songs.