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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Viewing mental illness as a biological disease of the brain—inevitable, incurable, genetic—is not only wrong on scientific grounds, but neglects the experiences of the best authorities on people’s mental health: 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.
In a country where this vulnerable population is often denied adequate education and medical care, this organization is working to improve attitudes as well as access.
Millions of children are missing out on education because governments are not investing enough money.
A new report sheds light on the driving forces behind the rising wealth gap. Left unaddressed, the divide won’t just affect those at the bottom; it will mean a more fractious and unstable future for all.
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.
A new report suggests that fear-based abstinence programs like D.A.R.E. might actually increase drug use among youth.
Myths, fears, and more keep children with life-limiting illness from the mind, body, and spiritual care they have a right to.
During a time of change, a group bridges the gap between Ukraine’s disenfranchised minority and social services.
A visit to two Dakar schools shows the need for, and potential effectiveness of, training children in Ebola-prevention measures.