Asia-Pacific region

Violence against women “pervasive” in Asia-Pacific region

Violence against women is “pervasive” in the Asia-Pacific region despite laws to prevent it, according to a senior official from the United Nations gender agency, UN Women.

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Asia-Pacific productivity "under threat and needs reform”

The Asia-Pacific region is an economic powerhouse but urgently needs to rethink its economic strategy if it’s to stay that way, UN experts said Thursday.

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Population growth in Asia-Pacific presents “huge opportunity”: UN

The Asia-Pacific region must create more and better jobs to turn its population challenges into an opportunity, a new

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