Meet the women’s rights activist confronting the politics of sex in Myanmar

Myanmar women’s rights activist Htar Htar has a modest goal – total upheaval of her country’s ingrained gender inequality. Her organisation, Akhaya Women, discusses sexuality in intimate workshops and social campaigns as a way of challenging the country’s excessive patriarchy. Here, Htar talks about the importance of addressing harassment and why it’s crucial for women […]

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Meet the women’s rights activist confronting the politics of sex in Myanmar

Myanmar women’s rights activist Htar Htar has a modest goal – total upheaval of her country’s ingrained gender inequality. Her organisation, Akhaya Women, discusses sexuality in intimate workshops and social campaigns as a way of challenging the country’s excessive patriarchy. Here, Htar talks about the importance of addressing harassment and why it’s crucial for women […]

Myanmar women’s rights activist Htar Htar has a modest goal – total upheaval of her country’s ingrained gender inequality. Her organisation, Akhaya Wo…

Jet Set: The Warehouse Hotel

A sleek riverside getaway in Singapore that is both clean-cut and mischievous, the Warehouse Hotel is an exemplar of industrial design that doesn’t shy away from its colourful past 

Jet Set: Como Uma Ubud

A warren of stone walkways, lavish greenery and traditional thatched roofs set the mood at this holistic haven just outside central Ubud in Bali 

Photos of the month

Browse the best photography on Southeast Asia, hand picked by our editorial team

THE SHADOWS WE CAST
THE SHADOWS WE CAST
Photo by: Tuy Tran Van/Sony World Photography Awards
Dawn sunshine etches the silhouettes of a trio of nuns onto the streets of Vietnam, stretched out behind them like a cathedral. Vietnam has been criticised for its persecution of the nation’s Christian minority, who are still often seen as agents of hostile Western regimes.
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