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Traces of war

Burmese refugees, art and the trauma of war.

| Feb 03, 2015

Conditioned by war

In Sri Lanka, post-war trauma and a militarised peace have created a violent society, with children the worst affected.

| Feb 13, 2013

Mother to many

Pushpa Basnet, the 2012 CNN Hero of the Year, talks to Himal.

| Dec 03, 2012

Three decades later

In a short period of time, Pakistan’s publishing industry has made great strides in children’s literature – though there is still a long way to go to ensure quality.

| May 01, 2010

Making children with literature

In Afghanistan, radio stories are helping to mend childhoods.

| May 01, 2010

Books that teach nothing

Let children read to be enthralled, not educated.

| May 01, 2010

Paradox of the Southasian welfare state

Southasian governments as a whole are already espousing a forward-looking state policy on welfare. The challenge now is to transform policy into action, while addressing the peculiar regional problem of social exclusion.

| Sep 01, 2006

Injury and the Bangladeshi Child

It should have come as no surprise that children die in such large numbers from injury. Fortunately, there is now recognition of the problem and a willingness to do something about it.

| Sep 01, 2005

The neglected case of the fallen womb

Hundreds of thousands of women in Nepal live with a prolapsed uterus and nobody cares.

| Apr 01, 2003

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