Between labour and the law
Resurgence of labour activism in Myanmar
The Editors | Nov 09, 2018
State of disunion
International support for trade unionism in Bangladesh must proceed after separating the wheat from the chaff.
Colin Long | Sep 16, 2015
Piece by piece
The dark underbelly of India’s garment industry.
Archana Aggarwal | Mar 15, 2015
Three terrible exclusions
The World Bank’s report on the progress of poverty-reduction in Bangladesh ignores issues of disability, labour safety and violence against women.
Aruna Kashyap | Aug 02, 2012
Women and work: employment and empowerment
Firdous Azim | Jul 10, 2005
Beyond the doomsday scenario
Bangladeshi garment workers prepare for a post-MFA world.
Dina M Siddiqi | Jul 01, 2003
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply