In Frumuşani, the Roma Education Fund, supported by the World Bank and Open Society Foundations, is working to break through barriers local Roma children face when it comes to completing their primary school education.
The world is again debating its development agenda and how to do things better. One way is to make justice a key component of development.
The Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS is helping widows who have been “disinherited” by their in-laws reclaim their homes and property.
Legal services can play a critical role in improving the quality of life for patients and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Integrated services take the law out of the courtroom and into the community.
The United States should take a hard look at how its foreign aid is being used to support detention centers where people suspected of using drugs are detained, beaten, and humiliated in the name of public health.
Experiences from Vietnam and the United States remind us of the critical role that police have as first responders to crises of all kinds, and that a human life is always worth saving.
In a country where less than five percent of criminal defendants are acquitted, a recent court decision stands out for dismissing evidence obtained illegally by police.
Recent research highlights the need for more effective HIV prevention for men who have sex with men in Kazakhstan.
In a recent attempt to justify the ongoing ban on lifesaving drug treatment in Russia, a government spokesperson claimed only two Russians want the medicines. Yet thousands continue to die from preventable overdoses.