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Coronavirus further widens India’s devastating gender gap

Asia Pacific Jun 26, 2020

Coronavirus further widens India’s devastating gender gap

Women around the world have been hurt financially by the coronavirus outbreak, but the situation in India, where women suffer from a wide gender gap in employment, wages and education, is more precarious for them than almost anywhere else. Less than a quarter of women ...

Survey shows Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests may be losing steam

Asia Pacific Jun 26, 2020

Survey shows Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests may be losing steam

Support for yearlong pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong has slipped, now getting the backing of a slim majority, as the city braces for the imposition of Beijing-drafted national security legislation, a survey conducted for Reuters showed. Protests escalated last June over a since-withdrawn bill that ...