Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· September, 2009

Stories about South Asia from September, 2009

Nepal: Towards A More Humane Dashain Festival

Nepal's biggest religious festival Dashain is celebrated all around the world by the Nepalese diaspora. This year's Dashain in Nepal was a bit controversial, with animal rights activists calling for...

Pakistan: Who Is Running The Country?

Bangladesh: The State Of Women

Pakistan: Banned drug available at pharmacies

Sri Lanka: Testimonies Of Detained IDPs

India: 100th Podcast At Indicast

Pakistan: Karachi The Next Swat

India: Water On Moon

Bangladesh: Banning Of Adult Websites

Bangladesh: Law And Order Situation

India: Durga Puja: A Daughter Comes Visiting

The Durga Puja is an annual festival that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. Bengalis believe that Durga is the daughter of Bengal and during the 5 days of...

People with disabilities and the promise of ICTs

More than 600 million people in the world live with disabilities. Oftentimes, poverty and disabilities go hand-in-hand. Can the promise of ICTs help disabled people better integrate socially and economically?

How To Add An Article In Bangla Wikipedia

India: The State Of Democracy

Maldives: Renewing Ties With Israel

Pakistan: The way we are treated at US airports

Sri Lanka: Suppression Of Media Freedom

Bangladesh: Durga Puja at Dhakeswari Temple

India: What To Expect On The Moon

India: The Paradox Of Poverty

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site