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.
The British Council’s Richard Everitt explains the latest figures and provides some options for UK universities, based on our latest report on Indian student mobility.
What is happening in the booming creative industries in South Asia? We invited sector leaders from the region to share their knowledge with UK peers as part of last week’s South Asia Forum. The British Council’s Shreela Ghosh shares their insights.
With English language skills being regarded as important as IT skills in large parts of South Asia, Dr Elizabeth Erling – editor of a recent volume on English and Development: Policy, Pedagogy and Globalization – presents British Council-commissioned research on the relationship between English learning, skills development and economic gain in
Dr Ruth Kattumuri, co-director of the India Observatory and Asia Research Centre at the London School of Economics, argues that young South Asians are uniquely positioned to take control of their futures, despite the region's challenges.
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