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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Gender Justice to be at the heart of development justice

The Asia and the Pacific region contain some of the world’s most powerful economies and the 21st Century is often touted to belong to this region. Yet the region is home to 66% of the world’s poorest poor.

Gender Justice to be at the heart of development justice
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The Plight of Women in South Asia

In the ascending order of brutality, the murder of two Dalit teenage girls in a down-on-the-luck village in Uttar Pradesh, UP, India and that of the pregnant 25-year- woman in Lahore, Pakistan expose the existing inertia of the collective soul of South Asia in treating the women as equals, while on its bumpy voyage into the 21st century.

The Plight of Women in South Asia
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Letter from America: Shaykh Sa’di

Shaykh Sa’di was one of the greatest sages of the Muslim world. Growing up as a child in Bangladesh, I first came across a story about this great scholar in my text book. It was an intriguing piece which never escaped from my mind.

Letter from America: Shaykh Sa’di
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U Wirathu to Visit the Bodu Bala Sena in Sri Lanka

It seems like a new alliance of what I term ‘Ethnocentric Buddhism’ is beginning to take shape in South and Southeast Asia. It is reported in 'Ceylon Today' that the Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force) have invited U Wirathu, leader of the 969 movement in Burma, to visit them in Sri Lanka.

U Wirathu to Visit the Bodu Bala Sena in Sri Lanka
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