COVID-19

No one left behind?

Despite COVID-19’s light footprint, economic fallout threatens to undo the gains of Myanmar’s decade-long climb out of isolation.

Southasia’s postponed emergency

COVID-19 threatens to strip the region’s health systems bare.

| Jul 03, 2020

A death in the family

A family’s loss, Nepal's weak public healthcare, and the stigma of COVID-19.

| May 20, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #5

Nepal-India border dispute, lockdown relaxations in Southasia, and more.

| May 15, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #3

Viral Islamophobia, economic crisis and food security, and how COVID-19 has impacted legislatures in Southasia.

| Apr 17, 2020

Letter from New York

An account of life under COVID-19 from the new epicentre of the pandemic.

| Apr 15, 2020

Silent squares

Kathmandu’s streets lie empty as Nepal goes into lockdown.

| Apr 07, 2020

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

| Apr 03, 2020

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

| Apr 03, 2020

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

| Mar 30, 2020

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