Stories about South Asia
In Kashmir, the "policies of the Indian government have proceeded at an extraordinary speed, choking and diminishing any remnants of free space and expression."
Intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence(NPSV) are two of the most common forms of violence experienced by women.
Russia is recruiting job seeking Nepali migrants under a Special Military Operations agreement to fight for the country at the Russo-Ukrainian War and a number of Nepalis had been killed.
India is a wider term encompassing the country’s secular and multicultural nature, while Bharat comes from a Sanskrit term with ethnoreligious undertones.
Nepal’s village landscapes were once dominated by bamboo and mud-walled houses and Tharu homes were decorated with beautiful mokha art. However, modernisation is killing this artform.
On the first day of his office, pro-China President Mohamed Muizzu formally requested the Indian Government to withdraw its troops stationed in the Maldives, making headlines in both countries.
On November 13, 2023, the Nepali government imposed a blanket ban on Chinese social media platform TikTok, alleging that the platform was fostering social discord among Nepalis.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan found record-high labour standard breaches in worksites where “technical interns” work in 2022. Can future legislative reform effectively address this issue?
“Initially, we were met with some reluctance and confusion regarding jazz, but now there is no need to explain, Jazzmandu has put both jazz and Kathmandu on the map.”
The proliferation of mobile phones and widespread adoption of digital transactions have created a large pool of people to be exploited by unemployed Indian scammers as a means of livelihood.
Eggs are the cheapest protein source in Bangladesh. A recent study has identified elevated levels of heavy metals in eggs from farms located in Dhaka city, posing a health risk.
‘India–Taiwan relations could evolve into a defining partnership in the Indo-Pacific,’ says Indian scholar Sana Hashmi
The term "Indo-Pacific" resonates as a buzz word in many conversations in Taiwan. But what does the term refer to and how is it understood in the growing Taiwan-India relationship?
The bodies of 30 Thai farm workers killed by Hamas have started arriving in Bangkok.
Human rights defender Sajini Wickramasinghe analyses the UK online safety bill to explain how certain serious concerns in the impending Sri Lankan bill can be addressed and tackled.
On October 17, 2023, a five judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage in a unanimous verdict. This judgment has sparked concerns among LGBTQ+ activists.
A group of young volunteers led by a cartoonist, came forward to clean a polluted canal coursing through a populated area of Dhaka, earning praise from the entire nation.
While Western far-right narratives take root in Pakistan, the queer community endeavors to remind citizens that they have always been there
The students were living on a kibbutz near the Gaza border participating in the Israeli government's 'learn and earn' program.
In May 2023, the Federal Shariat Court in Pakistan cancelled three sections of the the Transgender Persons Act, prompting the halting of gender-based registration of transgender people and limiting their voting rights.
"The U.S. decision is logical. Hong Kong is part of China, why does it need an independent invitation?"
Global Voices interviewed Delhi-based tattoo artist Arjel, who has dedicated himself to researching and compiling the tattoo motifs of Indian Indigenous tribes.