Reportage

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?

| Dec 23, 2020

In sickness and in health

How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.

| Dec 21, 2020

Love in the time of lockdown

How Pakistani women continue to challenge patriarchal norms.

| Dec 18, 2020

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

| Dec 09, 2020

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

| Nov 17, 2020

Becoming Kamala Devi Harris

When Brahmin and Black identities converge.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

| Oct 16, 2020

Silence in Swat

Memory, militancy and the military in Swat Valley.

| Sep 28, 2020

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.

| Jul 28, 2020

Caste on the streets

Dhaka’s street cleaners, many of them Dalits, faced a grim future even before the pandemic.

| Jul 21, 2020

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