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The largest and most populous continent on the planet. With a total population estimated at over 4 billion, Asia is home to more than half of the people on earth.
This is a collection of DW's latest content about the continent.
A new all-women show on YouTube in Pakistan challenges patriarchal attitudes in the country. The hosts tells us the time is right for women to claim their space in a national discourse that often excludes them. And in India too, a struggle for equality. The country's marginalised Dalit women want justice, but these demands often come at a terrible cost.
Hand-woven smocks in Ghana used to be reserved for royal use. These days, a flood of imported yarn has opened the market to near-universal use, and the smock has become a Ghanaian clothing icon. Yet the country's collapsed cotton industry has left the financial fortunes of weavers and smock makers hanging by a thread.
Pakistani feminist activist and author Attiya Dawood calls out Imran Khan and the government over a culture of gender violence and victim blaming. She explains to DW why she is confident that this won't stop Pakistan's women fighting back.