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Women: missing (but) in action in Japanese politics
Is Japan’s first female prime minister already in parliament or is she yet to be elected? The less optimistic among us wonder if she is yet to be born?
WEBINAR: Taliban Afghanistan, two months in
Two months into the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan – where are we now?
Men, masculinity and anti-feminist violence at the post-conflict frontier, Nagaland, India
Patriarchal backlash in Nagaland is closely tied to efforts to preserve Indigenous rights.
Suicide, under-employment and poverty: the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in Japan
The socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 have been significant in Japan and have particularly affected the lives of women.
How South Korea has kept the impact of COVID-19 on jobs in check
Women have been hardest hit by COVID-related job losses in South Korea, but the jobs market generally has been resilient.