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    Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable on Portrayal of Women in Media

    The roundtable discussed promoting empowering narratives for women in media, exploring collaboration opportunities between media organizations, advocacy groups and content creators for positive change...

    Restrictions on Afghan Women Continue Unabated: UN report

    Hundreds of Afghan women were forced to quit their jobs or have been arrested and denied access to essential services in the last quarter...

    Journalists, Under Threat, Need Safe Refuge Through Special Emergency Visas

    UNGA week also served to gather legal experts, diplomats, and activists to discuss the plight of journalists forced to flee their homes and the...

    Afghanistan: A Catastrophic Year Under Taliban Rule

    After capturing Kabul on 15 August 2021, the Taliban have done little to address chronic hunger conditions in the country. Instead, they have imposed...

    New Internet Laws Threaten Free Expression, Privacy Even Beyond India’s Borders, Say Civil Society Groups

    Amendments to the Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code Rules 2021 proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology set up a...

    Two Pakistani Journalists Assassinated in Two Days

    Two Pakistani journalists were murdered by unidentified assailants on 1 and 2 July. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the...

    Maldives New ‘Evidence’ Law Undermines Media Freedom

    The Maldives Media Council (MMC), Maldives Journalist Association (MJA), and Transparency Maldives all condemned the law, saying it contravened constitutional protections for the media....

    Communities Hit Hard as Local Newspapers Wind Up

    Voter participation declines and corruption increases in communities without a strong print or digital news organization, contributing to spread of misinformation, political polarization and...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...