Muskanben and her group had just been trained in digital skills by the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), a membership-based organization that seeks to improve the lives and livelihoods of…

Mehnaz Safavian, Tushar Arora, Karthik Laxman |

These are some of the most pressing development priorities in South Asia and the topics for our most popular blogs in 2020.

Trishna Thapa |

Kamala is one of 149 women mobile masons hired by the National Reconstruction Authority in 14 districts in Nepal most affected by the earthquake for providing socio-technical assistance under the…

Sulochana Nepali |

Afghanistan's power utility has achieved success in increasing gender equality in the organization. In 2018, it launched a new internship program to provide better opportunities for recent…

Yukari Shibuya |

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت در ماه نوامبر سال 2018 یک برنامه کار آموزی را به منظور فراهم سازی فرصت های بهتر دستیابی به تجارب حرفه ای و کسب مهارت های جدید (به شمول بخش انجینیری) به آن عده از کسانی که…

Yukari Shibuya |

د افغانستان برېښنا شرکت د ۲۰۱۸ کال په نومبر میاشت کې مسلکي تجربو ته د لاښه لاسرسي او د نویو مهارتونو(د انجینیرۍ څانګې په شمول) د ترلاسه کولو په موخه د هغو کسانو چې تازه فارغ شوي وي، په ځانګړې توګه…

Yukari Shibuya |

Niranjala’s husband started physically abusing her soon after they got married. It got worse after their first child. When she was about to file for a divorce, the pandemic struck.

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

In Nepal, COVID-19 has intensified the risk of gender-based violence (GBV) for women and girls. Despite limited resources, Nepal's gender-based violence service providers have stepped up to…

Jaya Sharma, Deepa Rai, Sachi Mulmi |

Whether it happens in public spaces or the workplace, sexual harassment is a form of gender-based violence, inflicting harm and stress on its victims and limiting their career or education…

Maria Beatriz Orlando, Rohini P. Pande, Uzma Quresh |

Under the Citizens' Charter Program, thousands of Afghan women have seized the opportunity to shape the lives of millions of their fellow citizens by playing an active role in local…

Saleh Mohammad Samit, Muhammad Najib Amiri |