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Arroyo, Suu Kyi, Gandhi cited
WASHINGTON -- Women are assuming greater political leadership and business ownership in Asia but remain under-represented in national level government, a US group with deep roots in the region says.
In an assessment ahead of International Women's Day on Thursday, the Asia Foundation noted "important progress" in reform of laws and policies concerning women in the region as a result of global pressure as well as actions by Asian women groups themselves.