HER - Women In Asia S3: EPISODE 6: Breaking Chains

Ready for round three? HER continues this winter! Like in the first two seasons, HER 3 portrays the lives of women from all spheres of Asian societies, featuring protagonists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. In each episode, three women give their perspectives on universal, existential and crucial topics. What challenges do women scientist face, what stories do female politicians have to tell, and waht impact do migration and poverty have on women? Find out on HER - Women in Asia.

Women represent two thirds of the poor in Asia. Economic insecurity is part of a cycle of disadvantages for women, often caused by discriination in employment and education. Women in many countries do not control key assets such as the family home, property, or the right to make financial decisions, further limiting their opportunities to break the poverty cycle.