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Addressing gender-based violence in Nepal

Addressing gender-based violence in Nepal

Nepal has a high incidence of gender-based violence and women remain — by large — the main victims. Credit: David Waldorf
Last month, I visited Nepal to understand the gravity of gender-based violence (GBV) and how victims can seek help and access con…

by · Friday, 14 September 2018 · Nepal

Kerala: Returning to loss after the floods

After an arduous nine-hour journey, I finally reach Kozhikode (Calicut) after an arduous journey of nine hours. The journey has been heart-wrenching. About 2000 children are cramped into relief camps along with their parents and caregivers who have los…

by · Thursday, 13 September 2018 · India
ښه تغذي د افغانستان یو له لومړیتوبونو څخه

ښه تغذي د افغانستان یو له لومړیتوبونو څخه

د روغتیا پالنې په برخه کې د خلکو د اړتیاوو پر بنسټ د مخنیونکو تدابیرو نیول کولاۍ شي د ماشومانو د پڅې ودې او د هغوی د روغتیايي نیمګړتیاوو له امله ناوړه اغېزو کې ښه والۍ راولي. انځور: د رومي مشورتي شرکت/ نړیوال بانک
افغانستان شپېتم هېواد وو چې تېر کال د…

by · Thursday, 13 September 2018 · Afghanistan
تغذي بهتر یکی از اولویت های افغانستان

تغذي بهتر یکی از اولویت های افغانستان

اتخاذ تدابیر پیشگیرانه در زمینه مراقبت های صحی مبتنی بر نیاز های مردم میتواند نتایج ناگوار ناشی از رُشد و نموی بطی اطفال و نارسایی های صحی آنها را بهبود بخشد. عکس: شرکت مشورتی رومی/ بانک جهانی
در سال گذشته میلادی افغانستان شصتمین کشورجهان بود، که شامل…

by · Thursday, 13 September 2018 · Afghanistan
Afghanistan makes better nutrition a priority

Afghanistan makes better nutrition a priority

Community based, preventative approaches to health care will improve stunting and wasting outcomes for Afghan children.  Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank
Last year, Afghanistan became the 60th country to join Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN), a gl…

by · Thursday, 13 September 2018 · Afghanistan

Feature: Salas Family conquers poverty with 4Ps, enjoins others to use gov’t aid wisely

Life then was destitute having six children to feed and send to school, knowing they had no exact source to get from. She embraced,therefore, all forms …

by · Thursday, 13 September 2018 · Philippines

‘President of the rich’ Macron tackles France’s poverty problem

by Katy Lee. Emmanuel Macron may have declared war on poverty, but in the poorest towns of France there is little love lost for the ex-banker …

by · Wednesday, 12 September 2018 · Philippines

Here’s what it actually costs to live in America’s least expensive cities

With unemployment at over a decade low, wages at all-time highs, and poverty on the decline, the U.S. economy is flourishing — or so it would seem.

by · Wednesday, 12 September 2018 · Philippines
Are Pakistan’s urban professional women immune to sexual harassment?

Are Pakistan’s urban professional women immune to sexual harassment?

“Woman face harassment in all type of jobs, no matter where or who. One can’t say that she works in a big firm so she is safe… [but] she doesn’t know who will believe her if she reports harassment – she… fears that the others will say she is ask…

by · Tuesday, 11 September 2018 · Oman, Pakistan
Announcing the winners of the 2018 #OneSouthAsia Photo Contest

Announcing the winners of the 2018 #OneSouthAsia Photo Contest

Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, South Asia is one of the world’s most dynamic regions.
It’s also one of the least integrated.
A few numbers say it all: Intra-regional trade accounts for only 5 …