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End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung

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Grantee Spotlight

Demolishing a Bedouin Village to Build an Israeli Town

May 15, 2014 | by Suhad Bishara
The Israeli government plans to displace the Bedouin community of Umm el-Hieran. But the circumstances under which the Bedouin first arrived in the area lend their predicament a terrible absurdity.

How Do You Quantify Hope for Black Men and Boys?

May 15, 2014 | by Shawn Dove
When it comes to support for initiatives focused on improving life outcomes for black males in America, where should we go from here? A new report offers answers.
Grantee Spotlight

Mobilizing Roma Voters in Bulgaria

May 15, 2014 | by Daniela Mihailova, Iva Lazarova
Two advocates in Bulgaria describe their efforts to build a free and fair election process for Roma.

Let South Sudan Learn from South Africa

May 14, 2014 | by Joshua Lubandi
In South Sudan, as in post-apartheid South Africa, leadership calls for sacrificing personal and ethnic interest for national unity, peace, and development.
Grantee Spotlight

After an Economic Crisis, Modern-Day Greek Ruins

May 12, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Photographer Nikos Pilos documents the wreckage of Greece’s industrial zone in the wake of the financial crisis.

EU Shines Light on Shadowy World of Clinical Drug Trial Data

May 12, 2014 | by David Hammerstein
Surprisingly, we don't really know much about the effectiveness of many of our medicines. Now, a new EU regulation could help us peek behind the drug companies' curtain.

The Drug War Doesn’t Add Up, Say Nobel Economists

May 9, 2014 | by John Collins
A new report from the London School of Economics includes calls from five Nobel laureates to end the “war on drugs.”
Grantee Spotlight

Pakistani Law Helps Victims of Conflict, Sets Precedent

May 9, 2014 | by Javed Rezayee, Christopher Rogers
More than 30,000 civilians have been killed in Pakistan since the September 11, 2001, attacks. Finally, there is a model for how their families can be compensated.

Disability Rights Are Human Rights

May 9, 2014 | by Theresia Degener
When Theresia Degener began working in the disability rights movement, she believed that human rights consisted of weak and unenforceable laws.
Grantee Spotlight

Who Defines Roma?

May 8, 2014 | by Mihai Surdu
Today’s expert-led, academic discourse on Roma identity presents a curious consensus on who the Roma are and typically reinforces stereotypes.

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