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.
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“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.
Peacebuilder Dr Scilla Elworthy opens South Asia Union Summit Led by Women￼
Author, peacebuilder and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr Scilla Elworthy inaugurates eShe's South Asia Union Summit Led by Women.
45 World Speakers Unite for South Asia Union Summit Led by Women
Indian actor Nandita Das and Brit-Afghan journalist Najiba Laima Kasraee among 45 world speakers at eShe's South Asia Union Summit Led by Women.
South Asia Union Summit Led by Women (October 2-3, 2021)
Join in as eminent women from around the world come together to seek solutions for peace, gender equality and a unified South Asia.
Women athletes from South Asia come together to share challenges and wins
In the backdrop of the Olympics in Tokyo, 13 women athletes from South Asia got together at a virtual event to share inspiring stories of grit and determination.
“We cannot move on until we have come to terms with the past” – Guneeta Singh Bhalla, founder, 1947 Partition Archive
Founder of 1947 Partition Archive, Guneeta Singh Bhalla is out to humanise history with people’s accounts, to help resolve the pain of Partition, and to remind South Asians of their region’s shared legacy.
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.