Close

Support Global Voices

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

Donate now »

· May, 2021

Stories about South Asia from May, 2021

Burqa ban in Sri Lanka would undermine national security and human rights

Many in Sri Lanka and abroad are condemning the impending ban on wearing burqas and other full-face coverings in public as a breach of human rights.

With shrinking wetlands, population of Nepal's elusive fishing cats is poised to decline

The unique cat species is declining in number as their habitat of wetlands is shrinking, being turned into agricultural and developmental areas.

Alternative Indian movies: Is Netflix at last embracing cultural diversity?

Netflix, which has become the entertainment go-to for millions during the pandemic's prolonged lockdowns, is exploring new Indian productions that stray away from the typical plotlines and visuals.

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »

Close