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Using the Law to Empower the People of the Greater Mekong

March 25, 2019 Neung Kanmangmee

In a region of the world where governmental and corporate forces often trample the rights of marginalized communities, the Mekong Legal Network is working to ensure the rule of law is accessible to those who need it most.

A Victory for Equality in India Offers Lessons for the World

September 12, 2018 Maxim Anmeghichean

In light of the Supreme Court of India’s landmark decision decriminalizing homosexuality, advocates for equality should draw lessons on how citizens in the world’s largest democracy made bold and positive change a reality.

Saving Newborn Rohingya from a Legal Abyss

August 10, 2018 Natasha Arnpriester

The government of Bangladesh has already promised to uphold its obligation to register newborn Rohingya refugees. For the sake of international law—and the children’s future—it must stop dragging its feet.