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Nuns help empower women through handicrafts

"These products don't have much demand in Bangladesh, but people of Europe and Canada like these very much"

Southeast Asian working mothers struggle for work-life balance, survey reveals

About 44 percent of those surveyed wish for greater recognition of the challenges faced by working mothers.

In Asia Pacific, rise in public debt is hurting women’s access...

Gabriela assailed how Filipino women have been suffering due to decades of privatization and low prioritization of public health care

What stands behind Central Asia’s ugly problem with domestic violence

Instead of registering complaints from survivors and launching investigations, police often try to reconcile them with aggressors

Don’t forget women in new UN climate fund, policymakers urged

Climate-linked disasters tend to exacerbate women's unpaid care work burden, for example, forcing them to walk further to find water.

Minority of East Asian adults view childbearing as societal duty for...

The decision to have children should lie with women, moving away from traditional beliefs about societal obligations.

Catholic priest issues appeal for children and mothers in Gaza

"We can’t just tell them that their hunger must wait until the powerful people of the world have given their permission to feed them"

Analysis: For women in Asia, motherhood is a complicated investment

Every person alive was born to someone, meaning that someone made an immensely intensive investment: motherhood.

Pope Francis underscores women’s integral role in Church and society 

"The Church needs to keep this in mind because the Church is herself a woman: a daughter, a bride, and a mother"

Myanmar junta sentences nearly 400 women in 3 years since coup

According to the records compiled by the BWU, of those arrested women, 39 were sentenced to life in prison, and 16 faced the death penalty

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