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Education for Girls: Changing the Game as a Grassroots Player

By: Bolun Li During the past month, we have hosted Change Magazine Essay Competition on Girls’ Education, it is the ...

Why We Need to Talk About The Impact of Flood in Myanmar’s Agriculture Sector

By: Thinn Nay Chi Sun   The agriculture sector is Myanmar’s main industry producing 23% of the country’s gross domestic ...

Every day I prayed that someone would help us escape that place

By: Jingyi Zhou   Diinsider invites you to watch a short docu on the issue of human trafficking in the ...

How Myanmar’s SMEs Can Recover From COVID-19

By: Thinn Nay Chi Sun Businesses around the world are experiencing the impact of global pandemic and Myanmar’s economy is ...

The ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Violence Against Women & Children in Bangladesh During Covid-19

By: Rashiq Ishmam On April 15, when Obaidul Haque Tutul brutally murdered his wife, Tahmina Akhter, 28, on Facebook live, while ...

India’s Pink Force Fighting COVID-19

By: Samyuktha Sethuraman While India is scrambling its way out of the covid-19 pandemic these past few months, a “force” ...

How Improving English Language Skills can contribute to Socio-Economic Development of Myanmar?

By: Aung Myin Thu & Kyal Sin Phu Before Myanmar’s independence in 1948 was gained, a significant number of records ...

Digging Deep: Covid-19 school closures around the world will hit girls The hardest

By: Sania Akter Riza Schools typically provide safe spaces for girls. When they are in school, they are less likely ...

Local efforts help protect the endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins in Myanmar

By: Thinn Nay Chi Sun The iconic Irrawaddy dolphins of Myanmar are facing a range of threats from economic development ...

Who is ‘She’; Why is ‘She’ unnoticed?

By: Pranesh Lavania Well in my humble opinion, ‘She’ is the only ‘God’ but let’s understand how the world views ...

What does Carbon Trade entail for Nepal?

By: Yunish Ghimire In January of 2021, The World Bank approved an Emission Reduction (ER) project in the Terai area ...

Young Filipinos, Speak! Our Voices Matter

By: Faustina Talita Dizon The Philippines is faced with an uncertain future. Today’s pressing societal issues such as education disparity, ...

Earthier: Fighting Diabetes and Empowering Farmers

By: Yunish Ghimire Abhinandan Dhakal, a masters student of Environmental Economics from the University of York, wanted to make a ...

Struggles of Dhaka’s Street food Vendors to Survive During Pandemic

By: Mahira Nazniba Rodoshee A day in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, cannot be imagined without the delicious and ...

Who Run The World? Understanding The Role of Women in Protests Around The World

By: Harshvi Trivedi Protesting is as fundamental a right as voting. In the last few years, many demonstrations have shown ...

How Community Pantries Spurred Collective Action in the Philippines

By: Brynch Bonachita What started out as a makeshift communal food station at the most populated city in the Philippines ...

Internalized Misogyny and How it Affects Women in Development

By: Victoria Thaw We have all heard of the words Sexism, Homophobia, Racism, etc but we do not often hear ...

On Rights and Safety: The Precarious Case of the Delivery Riders in the Philippines

By: Angelika N. Buergo The woes of the delivery couriers are amplified by the extraordinary circumstance that the whole world ...

Redefining Masculinity: Are Men Ready to Challenge the Stereotypes?

By: Wai Yan Lin The majority of men in society have been trying to live up to the expectations of ...

Art in ASEAN Part 1: How art can impact lives and inspire hope in the new normal

By: Hein Thu Soe & Pam Viriyataveekul Despite hardships and questions like, ‘Is art essential?’ artists continue to show the ...

From weight loss journey to sustainable lifestyle story

By: Amulya Shrestha I was overweight since childhood due to a health condition and while I was doing my Bachelor’s ...

360ed Myanmar: Using Technology to Advance the Country’s Educational System

By Phillip Subu In the past fifty years, Myanmar was trapped in a dictatorial regime and was isolated from the ...

Aunty Sue: Revealing the Importance of Empathy and Love in Creating Community Impacts

By: Hein Min Aung She grew up in a rural area with no electricity and poor telecommunication which had very ...

Solomon Islands’ Photographers Sparks Change Through Lens

By: Jeremy Gwao Solomon Islands is a country with diverse cultures and rich traditions. Given its vast dialects, locals speak ...

Paving the Path Towards 100% Literacy

By Farhana Shanaz Unlike her other friends, Sufia loved going to school. While her friends were busy frolicking around, Sufia ...

Moving towards formality: The case of the informal sector in Lima, Peru

By: Diego Paredes Ramírez In countries with high rates of population growth and urban migration, the informal sector accounts for ...

The Splendid Pearl of the Silk Road: Now and Future of Tourism in Kashgar

By Ge Qu, Ziming Cheng and Yunya Lin " Xinjiang is a great place, not coming to Kashgar means you ...

Nigeria in the Face of Catastrophic Flooding

By Eniola Abdulroqeeb Arowolo Over the years, Nigeria has faced the detriments of climate change which has, according to a ...

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: A Representation of Nature’s Sufferings

By Sumaia Binte Islam Today the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar region are symbols of Bangladesh’s deterrent environmental conditions. On ...

The Cost of Living Crisis Costing the UK’s Mental Health

By Chelsie Lee Rattigan After recently recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are entering a new crisis, the cost-of-living crisis ...

Teacher-turned-influencer Kong Man Jing on making science accessible

At first glance, Kong Man Jing doesn't seem like your typical science communicator. With her yellow polka dot dress, black-rimmed ...

Seeds Of Struggle: Reaping Climate-Resilient Crops Through Peasant Science

by Dominic Gutoman The recent drought in the Philippines, brought by El Niño, put farmers at a grave disadvantage on ...