Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, the British Council's Ismail Badat runs us through the numbers and asks why there aren't more women leaders in higher education in South Asia.
In this third part of our series of brief interviews on the UK-South Asia relationship, Pragna Patel, founding member of Women Against Fundamentalism and Southall Black Sisters (SBS), talks about the wisdom South Asia can share with the UK on developing an egalitarian society.
In this second part of our series of brief interviews on the UK-South Asia relationship, Rahul Kansal, President of The Times of India, explains why he believes South Asia could be stronger as a region and how young South Asians are better placed to cultivate relations with the UK.
In this part of our series of brief interviews on the UK-South Asia relationship, Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development at the London School of Economics, speaks about the South Asian diaspora in the UK and what form the relationship between the UK and South Asia should take.
Life-long discrimination, subjugation and dependence prevent a large part of rural Bangladeshi girls from receiving an education and contributing to society as equals, but a combination of policy and non-governmental initiatives is helping to improve their situation. The British Council's Alexandra Tyers explains.
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