Gender

Scholarly Publications

Women Left Behind

Gender Disparities in Utilization of Government Health Insurance in India

Being in North Korea

August 2020

**See our dedicated book page for more information about the book, including praise, reviews, and author commentary.**In 2010, while working on a PhD in South Korea, Andray Abrahamian visited the...

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

Other Publications

Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan Final Report

October 2018

On August 9, 2018, the Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC) hosted a conference, “Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan" with support from the Acceleration Program...

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women Final Report

March 2017

The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), with the generous support of the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,...

News

Beyond Representation: How Diversity Can Unleash Korea’s Innovation

June 2022

A social and corporate culture that values and enforces conformity surely cannot be a wellspring of creativity and innovation. Korean society must find a new source of vitality. Enhancing diversity...

How Feminist Military History Sheds Light on Colonial Rule and Warfare

November 2021

In this interview, Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellow on Southeast Asia Kate Imy discusses her research into identity in the twentieth-century British imperial world and her current book project on...

Why Insurance Alone May Not Improve Women's Access To Healthcare

July 2021

A new study of the Rajasthan government's Bhamashah health insurance program for poor households has found that just providing health insurance cover doesn't reduce gender inequality in...

Old Events

Gender Equity in Higher Education: Korea's Experience in Global Context

January 31, 2022

This event is part of Shorenstein APARC's spring 2022 webinar series, Negotiating Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Asia.

Tapping the Untapped Human Resource Potential with Social Tech: Diversity, Globalization, and the Future of Work

January 21, 2022

This event will offer simultaneous translation between Japanese and English.  当イベントは日本語と英語の同時通訳がついています。 This is a virtual event.

The Intimate Lives of Enslaved Women

March 31, 2021

The REDI Task Force invites you to the next event in our Critical Conversations: Race in Global Affairs series; an exploration of the life of enslaved women.

Projects

Understanding Muslim Minorities in Asia - The Inter-relationship of Socio-economic Status, Identity, and Politics

The objective of this seminar series is to explain the forces and factors behind the persistent decline in the social, political, and economic status of many Muslim minorities in Asia—including in...
English

Worker Identities and the Origins of Capital in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government legalized strikes in 1995. Since then Vietnamese workers have gone on strike more than 1,500 times.
English

People

2011May20KohrmanMatthewWEB Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology