The lack of affordable and reliable childcare options in Sri Lanka, especially for for daily wage earners, has brought the issue of childcare sharply into focus.

Renu Warnasuriya |

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on in South Asia, reversing years of hard-won development and economic gains, it is more necessary than ever to think consciously about the future of transport and...

Hartwig Schafer |

Despite this commendable progress, and notwithstanding the Afghan government’s commitment to improving human capital in recent years, Afghanistan still has long ways to go to realize its full...

Henry G. Kerali |

علی رغم این پیشرفت های قابل تحسین و باوجود تعهد دولت افغانستان برای بهبود وضعیت سرمایه بشری در سالهای اخیر، افغانستان هنوز هم برای رسیدن به ظرفیت کامل سرمایه بشری خود، به ویژه در زمینه صحت و آموزش...

Henry G. Kerali |

د ستاینې وړ دغو پرمختګونو او روستیو کلونو کې د بشري پانګې د وضعیت د ښه‌والي لپاره د افغان دولت د ژمنو سربېره، لا هم افغانستان ته اوږد مزل پاتې دی چې د بشري پانګې په ځانګړي ډول د روغتیا او زده‌کړو...

Henry G. Kerali |

To ensure that the Sri Lanka Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project was inclusive, we listened to the voices of diverse women, especially those in areas where poverty rates are high and...

Aroha Bahuguna |

As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage...

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Stefano Paternostro, Zaineb Majoka |

Inspired by the South Asia WePOWER network, Kinley Wangmo is working to create awareness and encourage women to participate in STEM subjects and pursue a career in the energy sector in Bhutan.

Yukari Shibuya |

Building up a common regional brand identity is paramount to the success of Himalayan large cardamom, and it can also help secure the livelihoods of the women home-based workers who nurture and...

Navya D’Souza |

Around 40 percent of the world’s stunted children live in South Asia, yet public policy and financing to address it has been insufficient. SAFANSI held a knowledge-sharing event on stunting where...

Hera Diani |