• Gender and energy poverty in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

    March 08, 2020

    240 million people live in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many of them energy poor, with the most impact on women, we need to change our forms of development to deal with this, argues Aditya Bastola

  • Women are easy targets in citizenship documentation campaign

    March 05, 2020

    Poor women are being held in Assam’s detention camps because the authorities have rejected the documents they showed to prove Indian citizenship – this also has an adverse impact on sustainable management of rivers and on regional cooperation

  • Thirsty in the Himalayas

    March 03, 2020

    A new study identifies key issues that are driving the water crisis of towns and cities across the Himalayan region

  • At the Lahooti Melo it is ‘ego, not eco’

    February 25, 2020

    Despite making a comprehensive effort at trying to educate the public on the climate crisis, the Lahooti Melo attracted little backing from the government, showing how authorities in Pakistan are neglecting the issue

  • Berries from the deserts of Pakistan

    February 24, 2020

    A woman-led effort in the desert area of Umerkot has started showing fruit, providing a much needed boost to nutrition and livelihood opportunities

  • Changing lives around the Mahakali

    February 12, 2020

    Women living along the transboundary river have found their own leaders who empower them to demand their basic rights

  • Lives without men

    February 10, 2020

    A photographic account of the lives of women in the transboundary Mahakali River basin as their men migrate in search of work