Latest update: 07/03/2011
Pakistan: Shabbaz Bhatti, victim of religious intolerance
In Pakistan, Minority affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti died in a hail of bullets. He was an outspoken campaigner against Pakistan's blasphemy laws and the only Roman Catholic in the government
Microfinance banking hero Muhamad Yunus is under attack by the Bangladeshi government.
And in India, between abiding by the cast system and satisfying the parents, there's little room for Bollywood style love matches.