In Latin America, the most perverse consequences of the drug war are borne by women.
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Since May, anti-Roma protests in Bulgaria have led to Roma families being attacked and beaten. It’s long past time for the government to step in.
Migrants seeking asylum in Europe don’t arrive with tidy suitcases filled with evidence to make their case—yet all too often, that’s what interviewers expect.
Little has changed in the five years since the Dodd-Frank financial reform law was passed to stop elites in faraway countries from looting public treasuries.
The lack of government accountability is a major factor in Puerto Rico’s financial crisis. A homegrown alliance of civil society groups is stepping in to change this.
The president’s trip to Kenya this week is a crucial opportunity to declare his support for that country’s embattled civil society organizations.
Until recently, police in New Jersey’s largest city engaged in widespread civil rights violations. Today they answer to one of America's strongest civilian review boards.
A Greek exit from the euro may be weathered by global financial markets, but it would go against the very principles the European Union was founded upon.
The discovery of massive oil reserves in Uganda has touched off a battle for land and resources, with the rights of the poor hanging in the balance.
By shifting from forced eradication to community-based enforcement, Bolivia is regulating the production of coca leaves while respecting farmers’ rights.
A judgment on redistricting affirms that citizens should pick their representatives, not the other way around.