Access to justice not only ensures citizens can fully participate in their society—it’s also a key pillar of equitable development.
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On January 18, six people convicted of drug crimes were put to death in Indonesia, perhaps signaling a brutal escalation of the country’s war against drugs.
A series of “PSAs” encourages voters to reach out to lawmakers whose support for criminalization policies is harming public health.
Professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt says that something as simple as teaching doctors and students about consent forms will encourage democratic transition.
In a ruling that could have implications throughout Africa, Namibia’s highest court ruled that public hospitals violated the rights of five women by sterilizing them without their informed consent.
For Ugandan lawmakers, it seems the best cure for a public health problem is a draconian prison sentence.
A new UN development agenda could make women's property rights a priority—and help combat an array of health and social plights, from domestic abuse to HIV.
The Disability Rights Fund supports the advocacy work of disabled peoples’ organizations around the globe. The Fund’s mission is clear: ensure that the rights of every person with a disability are respected.
The Global Fund’s new funding model for HIV services offers the most money to the poorest countries with the highest prevalence of infection. But in some cases, the best strategy is just the opposite.
The lack of drugs to cure or prevent Ebola shows that the private drug development is not meeting public health needs. Luckily, a new public model is emerging.
When governments hinder trans people from obtaining documents that match their gender, trans people may face outing, harassment, and violence.