Asian democracy

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Don’t look now, but if you’re worried about the state of democracies now, just wait until next year.

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Young Indonesians are told that their votes can make a difference, but the political system offers few ways to address their discontent.

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Social media has become a powerful tool for younger Indonesian voters to engage with a political system that otherwise leaves them at the margins.

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A creeping authoritarianism now extends to the digital sphere in India.

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Siva Vaidhyanathan from the University of Virginia answers the question if Narendra Modi would be Prime Minister of India without Facebook.

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Thailand has astonished observers with a demurely grand political reconciliation to end months of political limbo.

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Political meddling and state violence could break Bangladesh’s fragile hold on democracy.

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