Stories about South Asia from December, 2019
With the aim of saving their lives, the Human Milk Bank will help newborns in critical care get much-needed mother's milk.
Mass demonstrations have engulfed both large and small cities nationwide.
Overall, our coverage in the past 12 months highlighted stories of protests and internet shutdowns from across the region.
Protests and marches are set to continue across India condemning the police brutality against the students of Jamia Millia Islamia University as-well-as demanding the scrapping of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
"India leads the world in internet blackouts. We all know what fascist governments do in the dark. Don’t be a bystander; speak now & speak loudly."
Many are applauding the police in Hyderabad for acting as judge, jury, and executioner.
Pakistan's leading English-language daily Dawn Newspaper has increasingly been under threat with politically motivated attacks.
As India's ruling BJP pushes for the 'anti-Muslim' citizenship amendment bill, critics say that it violates India's secular constitution and threatens the very essence of India's plurality.
Socio-political and economic conditions of Pakistan are not stable which was the driving force for students to organize this march to demand the revival of Student Unions.
A number of women and girls in Nepal’s mid and far-western regions continue to die because of a centuries-old stigma against menstruation and the practice of banishment during periods.