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Just how robust is the nation’s democracy? How does India reconcile its membership in coalitions of democracies, such as the Quad, with criticism at home over the erosion of religious and media freedoms?
In Japan, slender bodies are prized and body size is regarded as a personal responsibility. In this social milieu, how do those with non-conforming body sizes feel about themselves?
Despite the Chinese government’s aversion to collective action, there are NGOs working hard to save the environment. So how do NGOs operate in this context?