The Millennium Development Goals are about to expire and the world is debating how to do things better. Let’s make access to justice part of the new agenda.
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The Open Society Foundations advance human rights and justice around the world by advocating equality for minorities and women, supporting international war crimes tribunals, and helping institute national legal reforms to ensure freedom of information, promote sentencing alternatives, and protect the rights of criminal defendants.
The former attorney general of Guatemala and the Guatemalan ambassador to the United Nations discuss whether it is possible today to change Guatemala’s culture of impunity.
Many people with disabilities are not allowed to make the most basic decisions about how to lead their own lives. “Supported decision making” can change this.
Approximately 200,000 American youth are tried and incarcerated as adults every year, making the United States the world’s leading jailer of kids.
The UK Supreme Court ruled that stripping British nationality from a naturalized citizen accused of terrorism did not make him stateless, even when his country of birth repudiated the claim.