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Let’s hope for the rise of the South Asian tigress

Women on the whole are not profiting from the South Asian tiger phenomenon. The trickle down factor dries up before it reaches the lowest of the low - most of whom are women.
According to a recent poll from Thomson Reuters, the women of the subcontinent are getting a particularly bad deal.
TrustLaw Women is [...]

Girls still prized more than boys

In the film Osama, the first film to be shot in Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban, a mother cuts the hair of her daughter and dresses her as a boy.  The two cannot manage in society without a male to protect them and so the frail little girl has to transform into a [...]