community and supporter of the child rights organisation’s GirlsTakeover initiative, Sim Lida has been selected among the three finalists for the Hear My Voice 2018 award.
Tonga’s government has banned girls from participating in rugby and boxing.
Three women were honoured at the Cambodian Women in Tech Awards by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications last week.
Women in Saudi can now open their own businesses without the consent of a male.
Nine people were confirmed to have been affected by a chemical bomb in Svay Rieng’s Korki commune and were sent to the district hospital on Tuesday afternoon, according to health officials.
It was when Kubra Khademi stopped the traffic in Kabul, and men began to throw stones at her and bay for her blood, that she knew she was going to have to leave the country.
Women and girls who have been enslaved while working abroad can play a leading role in saving their peers.
Women are starting to speak up about their periods in a wave of “menstrual activism” which is being compared to the “women’s liberation” movement of the 1960s.
As the sun sets on the Boeung Sne Conservation Area, birdsong swells over the lake. An egret flies to its nest and other birds take to the air, surprised by visitors in a rowing boat.
Young Cambodian author Thon Thavry has written and published a book in English and Khmer that depicts three generations of women to show the struggles women have endured over the years.
Gulabi Kumawat was an elderly widow living in a modest home in India’s Rajasthan state, until the day she was branded a witch by fellow villagers.
Prime Minister Hun Sen announces women in the armed forces will receive a $200 bonus when they give birth to a child.
Women in rural areas are at greater risk of harm during natural disasters such as floods, a government official has warned.
Ageing Asia needs to put more women in the boardroom to maintain competitiveness.
As Thai society becomes more accepting of interracial marriages, some women view them as a way to better their economic status, the social development ministry says.
Hundreds of women in India have taken to social media to post selfies of themselves out at midnight with the hashtag #AintNoCinderella.