Doctors, public health experts call for medical collaboration and social justice in South Asia

Doctors and public-health activists from South Asia are calling for governments to address the social, economic and political inequities that the pandemic has highlighted in the region.

New models of power will come from the East: Political theorist Indra Adnan

UK-based political entrepreneur and futurist Indra Adnan says theorists in the West are looking to the East for sustainable models of organisation and community-building.

First ever Indo-Pak pride meet highlights the talent and challenges of the LGBTQIA+ community

Indo-Pak Pride Collective marked Pride Month with its first virtual meet, featuring an entertaining and inspiring line-up of talks, dance performances and poetry.

“A South Asian Union would free us from the slavery of the west”: pro-democracy activist Hina Jilani

Globally acclaimed human-rights defender Hina Jilani believes democracy and secularism are values all South Asian nations need to promote and protect.

Civil society represents the largest untapped source for peacebuilding globally: Dylan Mathews, CEO, Peace Direct

CEO of the international NGO Peace Direct that supports local activism in 44 conflict regions, Dylan Mathews believes sustainable peace can only be built bottom-up.

Support emerging leaders, connect changemakers to build peace in Asia: Isla Glaister

Peacebuilder and CEO of UK nonprofit The Business Plan for Peace, Isla Glaister offers solutions for peace in South Asia using lessons learnt from her experiences in Myanmar.

“Let People Meet” – Peace Activist and Filmmaker Beena Sarwar on the Case for a Visa-free South Asia

US-based Indo-Pak peace activist and filmmaker Beena Sarwar recently hosted a virtual peace conference to announce the launch of the South Asia Peace Action Network

South Asia scholar Michael Kugelman on lessons from the pandemic for peace in the region

Deputy director of the Asia Program at the Wilson Centre and South Asia scholar Michael Kugelman joins the dots between leadership, trade, history and the possibility of peace in South Asia.