As rising temperatures throw parts of the continent into chaos, an initiative aims to build resilience to the deadly conflicts catalyzed by a shifting climate.
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In Hungary, an increased Roma presence in law enforcement cultivates cooperation and helps change ingrained stereotypes at street level.
A petition launched by the European Network on Statelessness is urging governments to take steps to solve the crisis in their midst.
The first-ever World Health Organization resolution on palliative care charts a path for proper care and treatment for patients across the world with life-threatening illness.
People in more than 50 cities around the world will take to the streets on June 26 to demand an end to the drug war.
Nigeria has a thriving oil and gas sector, yet most of its people continue to live off less than $1.25 per day. Here's one way Nigerians are trying to address this "poverty amidst plenty."
A first-ever law in Brazil is designed to protect internet privacy, free expression, and net neutrality. We spoke with digital rights expert Ronaldo Lemos, who helped draft the legislation.
Community-based paralegals are helping young women and their families use the law to resolve problems arising from “down country” marriages.
There’s nothing inherently funny about the xenophobia that is on the rise in Europe. But satire and humor are proving to be useful tools in the fight against intolerance.
Anti-establishment parties—including anti-EU and xenophobic parties—have made significant electoral gains in last week’s European elections. What do these results mean for open society?
New standards seek to change Africa’s dismal record on the over-use of pretrial detention, a scourge whose impacts reach well beyond the individuals directly affected.