Asia

Marital Rape: A Crime Left Unseen and Unspoken in the Chinese Legal System

Marital Rape: A Crime Left Unseen and Unspoken in the Chinese Legal System

China?s Domestic Violence Law has been hailed as landmark legislation, as it defines domestic violence in the Chinese legal system for the first time. Despite increased protections for victims and responsibilities for the state, sexual violence is a particularly thorny problem left unaddressed by the Domestic Violence Law. Under current […]

What China?s New E-Commerce Law Could Mean for IP Protection

What China?s New E-Commerce Law Could Mean for IP Protection

Western calls for China to crack down on intellectual property (IP) violations long pre-date U.S. President Donald Trump?s trade war. Former President Barack Obama took an on protecting American intellectual property, and both the United States and EU have attempted to sue China in international courts. Nonetheless, Beijing has taken […]

India?s Miracle Train: A Journey Like None Other

India?s Miracle Train: A Journey Like None Other

?Stick your neck out. What?s the worst that can happen? You?ll get a NO. No is simply a Next Opportunity.? — Zelma Lazarus, founder and CEO of the Impact India Foundation It was 1990. A young woman at the peak of her career was accompanying a team of doctors working […]

How the British Ascended in India 200 Years Ago

How the British Ascended in India 200 Years Ago

British rule in South Asia??in Bengal between 1757 and 1765 as the British East India Company won battles, and was eventually given the legal right to collect revenue from that region by the powerless Mughal government. British power also expanded in South India, especially after their defeat of , the […]