Stories about South Asia from October, 2013
Throughout the months of November and December, we are organizing six global in-person 'meetups' led and facilitated by Global Voices members.
Thousands of Baloch have disappeared in the last decade in war-torn Balochistan.
Dey recorded more than 4,000 songs between 1942 and 2013, and was famous for his playback work recording songs for hundreds of movies for actors to lip sync to.
A proposed steel plant is threatening the homes and livelihoods of residents in Jagatsinghapur, India. Activists are fighting an uphill battle against the governments and company behind the project.
Pakistan's online community has not taken kindly to the Sindh provincial government's talk of banning the messaging apps temporarily in the interest of security.
The new volunteer-led, crowdsourced website is trying to help women in Pakistan, where an estimated 70-80 percent of women are subject to some form of abuse at home.
This week we talk about why Pakistan feels so conflicted about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala and the role social media has played in spreading her fame and discredit.
The fight for human rights in India, where child labor, indigenous exploitation, entrenched stereotypes and other violations remain a problem, is far from over, bloggers wrote...
In Balochistan, where decades of separatist fighting have left thousands dead and many more missing, activist Abdul Qadeer Baloch has kept vigil in a camp for the victims.