#MeToo in Sri Lanka, Myanmar’s jade mines, ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’, and more
Southasiasphere episode 09: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Jul 09, 2021
Remaking #MeToo in Sri Lanka
A personal reflection on the limits and possibilities of the social-media phenomenon.
Subha Wijesiriwardena | Feb 25, 2020
Pakistan’s missing #MeToo movement
Why has #MeToo remained a murmur and not gained more traction in Pakistan?
Hafsa Khawaja | Jan 11, 2019
Sex, the city and the university
On pleasure, freedom and safety for women in urban spaces and institutions
Brinda Bose | Jan 06, 2016
Sexual Harassment and the Public Woman
Bangladeshi women who face harassment from males lack any access to avenues of social or legal redress. The suicide of Simi Banu tragically highlights the need for the law to protect not only female 'modesty', …
Dina M Siddiqi | May 01, 2002
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond