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Women at the Center: War and Peace in Nepal

Women's voices must emerge as a voice of sustainable peace and the vision for the future of Nepal. From combatants to those left to rebuild the social structures at the war's end, women's roles are transforming in the country. ...

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Mississippi Mutiny Challenges Anti-Trafficking Law

South Asian migrant shipyard workers who were promised Green Cards protest against miserable working and living conditions in Mississippi. The case challenges policies towards and perceptions of victims of human trafficking. ...

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A Matter of Words

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's Bhezti causes an uproar in the Sikh community, pitting free speech against religious tolerance. But are blasphemy laws the answer? ...

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A 'Morning After' Prescription: Remember Abu Ghraib

The Perversions of US Foreign and Domestic Policy ...

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Stories from Coming Out, Coming Home

"Satrang hosted a series of writing workshops for members of the LGBTIQQ South Asian community to excavate and craft their personal stories. Sky Kishore's "Shatterproof" and Alicia Virani's "Founder's Day" were ...

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Crimes of Speech

"The infamous George Allen "macaca" comment is part of a long history of offensive speech. The words, though, are only the tip of the iceberg, walking the talk is the real challenge for politicians." ...

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Lez-ploitation in Bollywood

A Review of Karan Razdan's Girlfriend ...

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The Oppressed Truth

"The case of Shumail and Shahzina illustrates creative and selective judicial enforcement in Pakistan. By jailing the couple for "lying," a court fails to acknowledge the truth of Shumail's gender identity." ...

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Stories of Joy, Sorrow, and Transformation

Andolan members creatively organize around the exploitation of South Asian low-wage women workers through theatre. Through five poignant monologues, Sukh aur Dukh ki Kahani transforms the portrayal of domestic workers as passive victims into agents of ...

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Transnational Tensions

Intra-movement dynamics in the campaign against acid violence in Bangladesh ...

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