A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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Archaic colonial era laws originally imposed to control local populations still endure in Africa, allowing police to harass and arrest people who have done nothing wrong.
Once in the system, people with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities can remain trapped forever. Now, a coalition of advocates is altering the landscape.
Traumatized yet resilient, the region is rebounding after the outbreak that claimed 10,000 lives.
Two years after the worst health crisis ever to hit West Africa, entrepreneurship, community, and joy are returning to Sierra Leone.
Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.
Some of those most likely to contract HIV—particularly people who use drugs—are largely ignored at a major AIDS conference this week.
The practice of incarcerating tuberculosis patients was rebuked by the country’s High Court, putting an end to a dangerous and inhumane practice.
The UN’s global drug policy debate is a crucial chance to ensure the need for palliative care demand is met in Kenya and beyond.
In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.
After a Kenyan hospital detained two mothers after childbirth for nonpayment, it set in motion a landmark case with implications for human rights throughout the region.