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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An emerging youth group in Latin America is advocating for human rights with creative, innovative, and tech-savvy methods. What lessons can advocates elsewhere in the world draw from their example?
An app that records how young people experience violence could help make their world more secure.
Five years after Port-au-Prince was devastated, a new photography book documents one of its most famous streets.
An estimated 250 million children globally lack the skills essential to civic participation. To end this learning crisis, we must ensure that all children have teachers who are trained, motivated, and connected.
Around the world, schools, student, and teachers are targeted as a tactic of war. States need to take action to stop this appalling practice.
Is an open society possible when education is segregated by one’s ability to pay for it? Giorgio Jackson explains the impact of recent political and social changes in Chile on the right to education.
Quality early childhood programs have been shown to reduce inequality, counteracting the effects of discrimination and poverty. In Peru, the Cuna Mas program is attempting to do just that.
La Familia Ayara is a grantee of the Open Society Youth Initiative's Global Debate program. Their groundbreaking work integrating debate and hip-hop is highlighted in this post and in the accompanying video.
How an NGO in Argentinia is changing the country's approach to critical thinking in the classroom.
The World Bank has failed to take into account the needs of people with disabilities in its policies related to social safeguards on investments. This is a blatant disregard of human rights and must be rectified immediately.