To reduce the region’s terrible levels of violence, more than two-dozen Latin American organizations, across multiple countries, are banding together to create real policy solutions.
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A ruling in Catalonia opens the door to legitimizing ancestral use of the coca leaf.
Advocates fighting against educational segregation have won an important victory, but Chinese authorities must now follow through.
Chemical agents and attacks on hospitals have become horrific weapons of war in the ongoing conflict. But doctors are being trained to document atrocities like these—so that war criminals can one day be held to account.
Activists in the United States and elsewhere are mobilizing to ensure trans and intersex people’s rights are protected while traveling abroad—when they are particularly vulnerable.
Twenty years ago, doctors responded to a rise in drug overdoses by making the lifesaving medicine available over the counter. What lessons can Italy offer other nations grappling with opioid crises today?
Dr. Carl Hart has spent his career studying the effects of drugs on the human brain. The science shows us that a fear-based approach to fighting addiction is misleading and often harmful.
Millions of children are missing out on education because governments are not investing enough money.
A video series explores the complicated story behind Salvia divinorum—one of the most revered, and widely misunderstood, psychotropic plants.
Teams of coders and journalists from Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan recently took part in a hackathon to address abuses in government procurement of medicines.
Police violence, social stigma, and poor access to health care are a daily—and poorly understood—reality for many women who use drugs. A new report is finally letting them tell their story.