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Putting an end to the social disease of domestic violence
By Aichurek Kurmanbekova, Dil Rahut and Subhasis Bera. Posted March 8, 2023
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.
Redesigning social protection programs beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
By Derek Hondo, Julia Haberl and Linda Arthur. Posted November 4, 2022
Governments must redesign social protection programs, making them more resilient and inclusive so that no one is left behind when the next crisis hits.
Sustainable urban development in India: Emerging issues and the way forward
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.
Prioritizing the fight against cancer in Asia in a post-COVID-19 world
By Thomas Hofmarcher. Posted August 31, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on health system resilience around the world.
Preparing Southeast Asia’s youth to enter the digital economy
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.
Protecting victims of climate-induced migration and displacement in South Asia
By Pritha Datta, Bhagirath Behera and Dil Rahut. Posted June 30, 2022
South Asia is home to a quarter of the world’s population and is extremely susceptible to climate change-induced displacement and migration.
Resilient education systems critical for learning continuity during crises
By Tetsushi Sonobe, Elizabeth King, Daniel Suryadarma, Michelle Kaffenberger and Dieter Dohmen. Posted April 21, 2022
Without specific efforts to recover learning, prolonged education disruptions can lead to learning losses and disparities that affect students of all income levels.
Measuring the impacts of COVID-19 in Central Asia
By Dina Azhgaliyeva and Kamalbek Karymshakov. Posted April 8, 2022
The COVID-19 outbreak has had wide-ranging impacts on the economies of Central Asia, with uncertainty and protective policy measures contributing to falling demand and supply.
Crisis X: Is Asia ready to face the next pandemic?
By Benedict Cheong. Posted April 1, 2022
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of collaboration among governments and stakeholders to better prepare for the next unknown crisis.
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