Laxmi Murthy heads the Hri Institute for Southasian Research and Exchange and is a Contributing Editor with Himal Southasian. She is currently working on a project titled “Challenging visual depiction of women and sexual violence in Southasia”.
Sexual violence in conflict has a long and terrible history – and its combination with disinformation and nationalism in Manipur makes for an especially ominous mix
Aug 07, 2023
New laws have created jurisdiction for the military to operate at both federal and provincial levels of government, with serious implications for Pakistan’s already precarious federation.
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast