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How Civil Society Can Best Support Inclusive Education

October 12, 2018Nabina Panday, Olga Yarova
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Brexit’s Unanswered Questions

November 1, 2018Manos Moschopoulos, Renata Cuk

Open Society Voices

A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States

November 13, 2018 | Sebastian Kohn

In response to a series of increasingly brazen attacks against transgender Americans, civil society in the United States must stand strong for social justice and in defense of the progress made in recent years.

A Balanced Response to Youth Violence

November 9, 2018 | Keith Wallington

When it comes to violent crimes committed by young people, the U.S. justice system fails both victims and perpetrators. A new report explains why a community-centric approach could lead to better outcomes for all.

How New Technologies Can Help—and Hurt—Migrant Workers

November 7, 2018 | Elizabeth Frantz

Technology has enormous potential to improve the situation of the most disadvantaged workers, particularly migrants and refugees in low-wage jobs. But it can also exacerbate power imbalances that lead to worker exploitation.

Brexit’s Unanswered Questions

November 1, 2018 | Manos Moschopoulos, Renata Cuk

In the time since UK voters opted to leave the European Union, the debate about Brexit has focused on its implementation. But do policymakers really understand what motivated the leave vote in the first place?

Ending Racial Bias in Police Stop and Search

October 23, 2018 | Rebekah Delsol

Despite recent reforms, police in the UK continue to unfairly target people of color when using stop and search. A new report should be a wake-up call to those who still defend this failed, counterproductive policy.

How Civil Society Can Best Support Inclusive Education

October 12, 2018 | Nabina Panday, Olga Yarova
Throughout Central Asia and Eastern Europe, parents of children with disabilities are struggling against bureaucracy, ignorance, and neglect. To fix this, civil society must build more spaces for advocacy and collaboration.

How to Ensure That Women and Girls Count in Government Budgets

October 11, 2018 | Mary-Ann Stephenson

When women are underrepresented in policymaking, the result can be seemingly neutral decisions which have a disproportionate—and negative—influence on women and girls. A new way of thinking about budgets may offer a solution.

Q&A: A New Law in Chile Recognizes Transgender People

October 4, 2018

Recently, the National Congress of Chile passed a law to guarantee the rights of transgender people to change their name and gender in official records. The reverberations could affect the whole region.

How International Justice Can Go Local

October 4, 2018 | Eric Witte

Over 30 national and regional initiatives have been launched to prosecute mass atrocity crimes since the early 1990s. A comprehensive new survey looks at the lessons learned.

A New Ambassador Offers a Chance to Start Again

October 3, 2018 | Joshua Russell, Aigoul Abdoubaetova

U.S. Ambassador Donald Lu arrives in Kyrgyzstan at an unusual and precarious moment. But before he can get to work in support of Kyrgyzstan's drive to strengthen the rule of law, he'll need to address a lingering issue.