social issue

Increasing use of social media and smartphones often cops the blame for an increase in youth mental health issues but the reality is not so simple.

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India’s new code throws into doubt whether its citizens are truly protected from the arbitrary exercise of power by public officials.

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The reshaping of constitutionally guaranteed freedoms by bringing young adults’ sexual choices under the radar of the state has sinister implications.

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Fair access to water is an issue for millions of people in India. Who controls access and how this is governed needs fixing.

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Living with daughters can help lower gender wellbeing inequality in old age. But for that, cultural traditions in Asian societies need to change.

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Youth anger in India has changed from collective action for a better society to competitive religiosity and hatred.

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Just like politics, our worldview is becoming less about what we think and more about what we feel. There’s a reason for that.

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Gender-based violence remains widespread. The good news is, it’s preventable — and these advances in law, tech, and other sectors are helping the cause.

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There is plenty of evidence showing how social media use can affect youth mental health but studies often omit the developing countries of the Global South.

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The Indo-Pacific has much to lose as global events hinder international cooperation on sustainable development, but it also shows promising examples of success.

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The nature of transnational surrogacy, where an intended parent seeks a woman to carry their baby internationally, allows people to circumvent national laws.

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