Arming girls and women in South Asia with internet tools and infrastructure

Four digital literacy evangelists share their challenges and success stories on arming girls and young women in South Asia with internet tools and online skills.

Investors assert that cross-border peace needed to boost trade and socio-economic growth in South Asia

Speaking at eShe’s South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, entrepreneurs and investors from India and Pakistan brought up the need for political peace, cross-border trade and knowledge exchanges among South Asian nations.

The Burden of Tradition: Gender Equality and Social Justice in South Asia

Feminist scholars came together at South Asia Union Summit Led by Women to discuss the burden of tradition, and the long road to gender equality and social justice in South Asia.

“South Asian women’s networks should have been the first respondents during the conflict in Afghanistan” – Policy analyst Dr Radha Kumar

Speaking at the South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, scholar, author and policy analyst Dr Radha Kumar urged women’s groups in South Asia to unite for peace.

Actor-activists Nandita Das, Vani Tripathi Tikoo and Saloni Chopra bat for a gender-equal world

Speaking at the South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, Nandita Das, Vani Tripathi Tikoo and Saloni Chopra focused on finding solutions to issues impacting women in South Asia.

“Afghanistan is going back to an era where women are silenced again” – Afghan diaspora speak out

Speaking at South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, Afghan-origin journalist Najiba Laima Kasraee and policy researcher Mariam Safi voiced concerns about the future of Afghan women under the Taliban.

“Fatwas are oppressive tools used to control women in Bangladesh” – Dhaka activist Khushi Kabir

Speaking at South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, Bangladeshi human-rights activist Khushi Kabir put the spotlight on tools used by those in power to oppress the disadvantaged and especially women.