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Trafficking is often considered a gender-based harm, as women and children are more likely to face this form of exploitation.
By Derek Hondo. Posted June 29, 2023
People with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, and sex characteristics continue to experience stigma and discrimination, stemming from deeply rooted cultural and societal norms and religious views.
Unpaid contributions to production and consumption in households remain excluded from the narrow economic definition of work but are essential to welfare.
Domestic abuse is not a minor problem but a public health disease that affects millions of women around the globe.
Income inequality, educational outcomes, and digital infrastructure: Can public–private partnerships play a pivotal role in Asia and the Pacific?
By Hazwan Haini. Posted December 21, 2022
Addressing inequality requires a new strategy in today’s modern age. Policy makers in Asia and the Pacific need to tackle a new form of inequality—the digital divide.
Governments must redesign social protection programs, making them more resilient and inclusive so that no one is left behind when the next crisis hits.
By Daisy Singh. Posted October 14, 2022
The majority of city residents worldwide live with high levels of air pollution and many still live in slum conditions with limited access to sanitation.
By Thomas Hofmarcher. Posted August 31, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on health system resilience around the world.
By Dio Herdiawan Tobing. Posted July 6, 2022
Despite more jobs being created in the digital economy, Southeast Asian youth face a lack of preparedness coupled with a drop in employment due to the pandemic.
South Asia is home to a quarter of the world’s population and is extremely susceptible to climate change-induced displacement and migration.
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