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Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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List Thumb A Critical Issues Facing Asia: Marking 60 Years As part of the global dialogue, the Foundation has organized a photography exhibition, Critical Issues Facing Asia: Marking 60 Years. The exhibit features 14 international photographers and incredible imagery of the six...

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List Thumb A Timeline: Nepal's Migrant Workers Photographer Conor Ashleigh worked with The Asia Foundation in Nepal in 2013, and shared these reflections.

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List Thumb A Critical Issues: Transparency & Accountability Corruption is deeply entrenched in many Asian countries and continues to erode public trust in democratic processes and in public institutions. Accountable governance institutions are essential to sustainable growth in Asia,...

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List Thumb A Picturing: A Storybook Partnership In developing countries, one of the impediments to early childhood education is the availability of high-quality, age-appropriate reading material in local languages. Children’s book publishing is limited by the lack of...

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List Thumb A Third Annual Lotus Circle Luncheon On June 6, 2013, The Asia Foundation and The Lotus Circle, a community of individuals working with The Asia Foundation to empower women and girls in Asia, honored Silicon Valley entrepreneur Mr. Chong-Moon Lee at the third...

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List Thumb A The Lotus Circle 2013 The Lotus Circle is a community of committed individuals working together to empower girls and women across Asia through The Asia Foundation's Women's Empowerment Program. For more than half a century, The Asia Foundation has...

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List Thumb A Preventing Human Trafficking in Asia: Chong-Moon Lee and Sapana Pradhan Malla For more than a decade, The Asia Foundation has been leading the fight against human trafficking. We partner with more than 60 local organizations, in 10 countries, reaching hundreds of thousands of people across Asia....

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List Thumb A Barriers to Women in Business The UN estimates that the Asia-Pacific economy would earn $89 billion every year if women were able to achieve their full economic potential. Economically empowering women builds better educated, healthier families, stronger...

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List Thumb A South Asia Women Parliamentarians Take Lead In July 2012 the South Asia Women Parliamentarians Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, attracted 130 MPs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and elsewhere. Women gathered with a goal of creating a...

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List Thumb A The Lotus Circle 2012 The Lotus Circle is a community of committed individuals working together to empower girls and women across Asia through The Asia Foundation's Women's Empowerment Program. For more than half a century, The Asia Foundation has...

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List Thumb A Books for Asia Event Honors Publishers and Supporters in New York On March 29, 2012, The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia honored its partners at The Power of a Book reception in New York. Publishers, donors, Asian government representatives, and executives from the philanthropy, education,...

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List Thumb A Advancing Women in Asia The phrase "gender equality as smart economics" has become the mantra of such women leaders as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet. While some of Asia's economies are booming,...

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List Thumb A The Asia Foundation's Community Mediation Program in Nepal Country Representative George Varughese describes The Asia Foundation's approach to community mediation in Nepal, while mediators and disputants allow us to watch an actual mediation session and offer their own input on the...

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List Thumb A Cleaning up Nepal's Kathmandu Valley Garbage left in streets and along riverbanks is a significant problem in Nepal and poses extreme health hazards to residents. Exasperated by this unsanitary "free disposal" system of waste, in 1992, 16 bold women from the...

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List Thumb A Moving from Theory to Practice on Political Approaches to Development Case Studies from Afghanistan, Nepal and the Philippines provide the basis for a discussion on the elements of a political economy approach to development, including going beyond analyses of the political context to...

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List Thumb A Asia's Fragile Corners Conflict and fragile governance present enormous challenges for development and security in Asia. In places where violence is widespread and government ceases to function, the pace of development falls dramatically and...

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List Thumb A Empowering the Women of Asia In recent decades, Asia has experienced transformative economic growth and reform, and women have made significant advances in gender equity, political participation, and personal security. The Philippines ranks 9th among...

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List Thumb A Local Governance in Nepal Asia Foundation Country Representative George Varughese discusses issues affecting local governance in post-conflict Nepal.

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List Thumb A Election Season Nepal On May 4, 2009, Nepal's Prime Minister, Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned from his post. This video series documents events surrounding the nation-wide April 10, 2008 election.

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List Thumb A Antenna Foundation, Nepal: Tracking the Constituent Assembly Election Antenna Foundation Nepal (AFN) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organization dedicated to the development of public service broadcasting in Nepal.

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List Thumb A Nepal in Focus Sights and sounds of Nepal.

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List Thumb A Portraits of Leadership: Women Changing the Face of Asia Mohna Ansari, the first Muslim female attorney in Nepal; Dr. Sohn Bong-Scuk, a member of the Korean National Assembly; and Huang Shumei, leader of Legal Service Center of the Guangdong Women's Federation in China.

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