Priya Dhanani


A Crisis within a Crisis: Climate Change and Gender-Based Violence

March 2, 2022


As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8, women’s achievements and their ongoing struggle for equality have taken on even greater importance in the face of the climate crisis.


Covid-19 Is a Feminist Issue

August 19, 2020


Across the Asia-Pacific and around the globe, Covid-19 is having a disproportionate impact on women and girls. A recent Asia Foundation webinar explored feminist strategies to mitigate the gendered effects of the pandemic.

woman in face mask washes her hand in front of banner that encourages handwashing 

Funding the Frontline: Rapid Response to the Gendered Impacts of Covid-19 in Asia

April 29, 2020


The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have acute effects on women and girls in Asia. Thanks to the flexibility of our donors and partners, our existing projects have pivoted to confront the emergency. 


Making Transportation Services Work for Women

April 14, 2020

On April 14, 2020, The Asia Foundation hosted the webinar Making Transportation Services Work for Women: Mobility, Safety, Employment, and Leadership, focusing on the growing concerns and issues within and around the transportation sector, including the need to consider the increased mobility challenges and risk of violence against women and girls… Read more


Virtual Event – Making Transportation Services Work for Women: Mobility, Safety, Employment, and Leadership

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


9:00 am – 10:00 am ET Despite growing evidence of the unique ways women and men experience transportation services, gender and social inclusion issues have long been overlooked in the transportation sector. Women remain underrepresented in the industry, from decision-makers to transport workers, despite women comprising a large portion of public tr… Read more