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Pakistan’s ‘good’ and ‘bad’ feminisms

The changing – and competing – meanings of feminism in Pakistan.

| Oct 18, 2018

The nationals and the internationals

Nepal’s earthquake is testing the uncomfortable partnership between the government and international donor agencies.

| Aug 19, 2015

Southasian front

A common regional platform is necessary, but India might not be the ideal leader.

| Oct 01, 2009

Keeping devolution alive

Even with the end of the LTTE as a pseudo state power, it is clear that without power-sharing and the recognition of the rights of all communities, the authoritarian regime of Mahinda Rajapakse will only …

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