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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In Ukraine and other parts of the world, attorneys who understand how laws governing justice and health intersect have a much better chance of protecting their clients—both literally and legally.
The Schedule 1 drug law classification used by the United Kingdom and the United States slows scientific knowledge and human progress in the name of a discredited approach to regulating drugs.
Decades of failed drug policies have turned many patients in Latin America into collateral damage. States must do more to ensure people can get the palliative care they need.
The International Trans Fund is a new participatory initiative to bring resources to grassroots activists for trans people’s rights—and to make sure that the movement for trans rights is being led by trans people themselves.
Central Asia’s long history of foreign and domestic repression is well known. Less appreciated, but just as important, is the on-the-ground progress happening across the region every day by civil society activists.
Groundswell Fund’s Naa Hammond explains why reproductive justice is about more than reproductive rights, and why movements for transformative change must be intersectional.
A new documentary shows how deinstitutionalization has transformed the lives of people with disabilities—and underscores the importance of EU funding for independent living.
The “drug court” alternative-sentencing model has spread across the United States. It may be increasingly common, but the drug court model often fails to respect human rights.
The Trump administration’s proposed cuts for programs devoted to fighting this disease would cost innocent lives as well as U.S. global influence.
Despite its recent popularity, it’s worth recognizing that the so-called Nordic model of criminalizing the purchasing of sex falls well short of what sex workers in Lyon, France, demanded more than 40 years ago.