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Expanding Opportunities in the Digital Economy for Women Entrepreneurs

December 9, 2021

publication

Among the many challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic are widening gender gaps in economic opportunity, especially in a rapidly changing world economy that is becoming increasingly digitized. Covid-19 mobility restrictions and lockdowns hastened… Read more
 

Philippine Disability Sector Research: An Initial Analysis of Access to Social and Public Services, Education, Work and Employment, and Civic Participation and Governance

December 9, 2021

publication

This report explores the disability sector in the Philippines and how current laws and policies have been implemented for persons with disabilities. The publication offers an initial analysis of policy implementation in four key areas:… Read more
 

Podcast: Making School Accessibility Philippine Policy

December 8, 2021

Blog

A Filipina fourth-grader who uses a wheelchair for mobility returns to school to find that this year her classes will be on an upper floor where there are no ramps or accessible bathrooms. She will… Read more
Thailand's Laem Chabang Port 

Can U.S. Assistance Reinvigorate the U.S.-Thai Alliance?

December 8, 2021

Blog

Mainland Southeast Asia is a pivotal region in the geostrategic landscape. It is also the area of the Indo-Pacific region where the United States and its allies are the least well-equipped to compete with China.… Read more
 

911 National Emergency Hotline to Assist VAWC and GBV Survivors in The Philippines

December 8, 2021

News

Victim-survivors of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) can now access emergency response and psychological support using the enhanced 911 National Emergency Hotline. Local statistics show that incidences of sexual and… Read more
Yo-Yo Ma sits with his cello in his office. 

2021 Leaders on the Frontline Highlights

December 6, 2021

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Highlights from The Asia Foundation’s 2021 Leaders on the Frontlines event, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Ifrah Faiz, Ban-Ki Moon, Eun-Mee Kim, David Arnold, Rajiv Shah, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Sydnie Kohara. Read more
Ribbon cutting for new WBC 

The Asia Foundation Expands Support for Women Entrepreneurs in Mongolia

December 3, 2021

News

The Asia Foundation Mongolia established the first satellite branch of its Women’s Business Center (WBC) in Arvaikheer, Uvurkhangai aimag with support from the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada, the Australian Government, and the… Read more
 

Updates from Washington, DC: October 2021

December 1, 2021

publication

In this issue: Launch of The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia, 2021: Identity-based Conflict and Extremism; InAsia Podcast: Stories for Children of the Ocean; Mongolia: Five Lessons from Mongolia’s Pandemic Hotline Project; Is… Read more
 

“Хүн худалдаалах гэмт хэргийн хохирогчдод туслалцаа үзүүлэх үндэсний механизмын зураглал” судалгааны тайлан

November 23, 2021

publication

Азийн сан нь Хүйсийн тэгш эрх төв ТББ-ын судалгааны багтай хамтран “Хүн худалдаалах гэмт хэргийн хохирогчдод туслалцаа үзүүлэх үндэсний механизмын зураглал” судалгааг хийж гүйцэтгэлээ. Энэхүү судалгаагаар хүн худалдаалах гэмт хэргийн хохирогчдод үзүүлэх туслалцаа, үйлчилгээг зураглан,… Read more
 

Development Letters (July–September 2021 Issue)

November 23, 2021

publication

Development Letters aims to promote ideas with important policy and practical implications for a developing country like Bangladesh. This quarterly publication provides a platform to introduce thought-provoking ideas on broad development issues through short and… Read more
 

Timor-Leste Covid-19 Survey Round 7 – June 2021

November 16, 2021

publication

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be the biggest challenge for individuals, the community, and the country. Timor-Leste was under its 14th State of Emergency, and Sanitary Fences were enforced when the survey was conducted; there… Read more
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The Asia Foundation Supports the Creation of a Network of Young Developers across Asia-Pacific

November 15, 2021

News

Digital Members Asia Pacific is gathering young developers to expand coding language across the region The Asia Foundation, supported by Google and in association with the APEC Secretariat, launched Digital Makers Asia Pacific (DMAP), a… Read more
Woman wearing face mask works in garment factory 

STITCH for RMG Global Innovation Challenge

November 11, 2021

Program Snapshot

Bangladesh is an export-oriented country, and the ready-made garment (RMG) sector accounts for 83 percent of it, employing four million people, with 59 percent of those being women. As globalization continues to transform day-day life,… Read more
 

2021 Leaders on the Frontlines: Leaders for a Better World

November 11, 2021

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  Leaders on the Frontlines: Leaders for a Better World 2021 honored Yo-Yo Ma, Dr. Eun Mee Kim, and the Rockefeller Foundation, and featured Ban Ki-moon and The Asia Foundation’s Development Fellows. An exclusive watch… Read more
 

Podcast: Water, Gender, and Poverty Collide in Cambodian Watershed

November 10, 2021

Blog

Agriculture is vital to Cambodia’s economy, contributing approximately 21 percent of the nation’s GDP in 2019 and accounting for 36 percent of all employment. Rice is a principal crop, and farmers rely on it for… Read more
 

Mobilizing Climate-Resilient Infrastructure in Asia

November 10, 2021

Blog

COP26, the UN’s 26th annual “Conference of the Parties” on climate change, is nearing an end in Glasgow, Scotland. One of its goals is the building of climate-resilient infrastructure. It is, therefore, timely to reflect… Read more
 

Video: Pilot, Paratrooper, and Human Rights Advocate Ifrah Faiz

November 10, 2021

Blog

When Ifrah Faiz turned 18, she defied the narrow expectations faced by many young women and fulfilled her own childhood dream: she became a jet pilot and a paratrooper in the Pakistani Air Force. In… Read more
 

Asia Foundation and APEC Announce Winner of APEC Digital Prosperity Award

November 10, 2021

Media Coverage

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) announce the winners of the fifth APEC App Challenge at the ministerial meeting in New Zealand. A joint initiative of The Asia Foundation, APEC Secretariat, and Google, this is the… Read more
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The Asia Foundation Selected for Google.org Impact Challenge to Empower Female Stewardship Over Indonesia’s Forest Resources

November 8, 2021

News

The Asia Foundation is one of 34 selected fund recipients of the Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls, receiving USD 1 million for a forest stewardship empowerment project for women and girls in Indonesia.… Read more
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