Stories about South Asia from November, 2022
Fewer people vote in a Nepali election that includes the parties blamed for the deaths of their loved ones
Nepalis across the country were lining up on the morning of November 20 to cast their votes, with a total of 11,543 candidates fielding for 825 seats, 275 in parliament and 550 in provincial assemblies.
Charles Norris-Brown's book "Did Tiger Take the Rain?" showcases the importance of conservation. He was writing another book about tigers and conservation, but he passed away unexpectedly on October 19.
As the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off Bangladesh has been gripped by football fever, as it is every four years.
Three weeks ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar’s Labour Minister has rejected calls from human rights groups to compensate migrant workers involved in building stadiums and other infrastructure.
The ongoing economic crisis, food inflation, and job losses in Sri Lanka have impacted negatively on living conditions and are expected to increase poverty substantially in the country.
Hindu nationalists pick and choose who is "Indian enough" to serve their political interests
While thousands of environmentalists, politicians, and scientists from all over the world converge on Egypt to attend COP27, the government is barring local civil society workers and activists from attending.
The tussle between social media giants, governments, and citizens raise questions about agency and power. Each stakeholder has tried to push back on the other to further their interests.
Chittagong has been identified as one of the coastal cities in Asia subsiding at a rate almost 10 times faster than the sea level is rising.
Global Voices interviewed Somabha Bandopadhay, a community activist and a legal expert, to discuss the myriad challenges that transgender and hijra people face in India.
Dhaka, the fastest-growing megacity in the world, is facing a climate crisis as groundwater resources deplete and the city sinks more and more each year.
Raju Subedi, a Nepalese migrant worker tells about his ordeals in South Korea and how the language he learned in desperation now serves him so well.
Pakistani journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif was shot and killed by Kenyan police in a case of "mistaken identity". However, in both countries, people are questioning the official narrative.