In India, women who want to start a business face many hurdles. Entrepreneur Sucharita Eashwar is looking to change that. Her network helps Indian businesswomen gain access to investors and credit networks.
Female artists are still often overshadowed by their male colleagues, with many unknown or forgotten to history. But a French nonprofit wants to change that with a new archive to "bring visibility to women artists."
A significant increase in the sale of counterfeit alcohol is a major threat to public health. Scientists and entrepreneurs are rushing to create tools that, in future, will tell if your New Year tipple has been tainted.
The latest state election results have shocked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party headed by PM Modi. Still it won't be an easy walk for the opposition Congress party in next year's general election, says DW's Mahesh Jha.
Inspired by the #MeToo movement, an increasing number of women in South Asia are resisting male dominance and gender-based violence. But activists say that a lack of support at the state level makes it an uphill battle.
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