A recent court decision in India could provide some guidelines, but every solution should be based on an individual country's needs, demographics, and history.
A member of the LGBT community celebrates the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex in Mumbai, India, on September 6th, 2018.
Despite a recent government initiative aimed at providing financial services to women in India, the populations most in need of assistance aren't seeing the benefits.
People rest at a relief camp in Aluva on August 22nd, 2018, in Kerala, India, where rescue efforts continue this week.
Operating out of a remodeled shipping container at a busy traffic junction, Signal School is making education more accessible for homeless children in India.
Chess boxing—literally a combination of chess and boxing—strengthens the minds and bodies of young women in the country, while also giving them a path toward a better life.
Scientists point to rising global temperatures as the cause of more intense weather across the region.
Indian laborers excavate sand from the dry riverbed of Sabarmati river near Gandhinagar, India, on March 15th, 2018.
As real estate building increases across the world, so too does the illegal extract of sand, which results in serious environmental impacts.
The country is not obligated to provide basic health assistance to refugees, but public opinion is turning against the status quo.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Last month, the former Hindu monarchy overwhelmingly voted for a communist prime minister who promises economic growth and political stability. How did they get to this point?