Men’s treatment of women in public spaces has never received much public attention in Tajikistan. Even in Dushanbe, the country’s capital and home to nearly 1 million people, the subject has never broken into public discourse.
Last year, Internews’ partner Dobrye Vesti, an online platform, launched a campaign, in partnership with national media outlets, aimed at raising public awareness on the ubiquity of workplace-based sexual harassment and its impact on the status of women in Kazakhstan.
EJN Awards Grants to 14 Asian Organizations Focused on Expanding Access to Environmental Information
EJN has selected 14 organizations as recipients of its annual media grants supported by our Asia-Pacific and Bay of Bengal projects.
The jungle village of Nabadegaswewa in Sri Lanka serves as an important buffer zone in the local ecosystem and is home to two watersheds – the Manamperi and Katuwewa tanks — which are the main source of water for the area. It is also a safe-haven for wildlife, such as elephants.
Visakhapatnam, India – With record high temperatures forecast across South Asia and exacerbated by the impacts of climate change and (this year) El Niño, the impact on vulnerable communities living along the Bay of Bengal are predicted to be more severe than ever.
What problems currently impact the food production? How can agricultural activities result in lower greenhouse gas emissions while also being productive enough to feed a growing global population?