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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

Open Society Voices

Is Interpol Vulnerable to Political Abuse?

January 20, 2015 | Libby McVeigh, Alex Tinsley

The global policing organization is a crucial instrument in the fight against crime—and sometimes, a way for corrupt officials to hunt down their critics.

How Police Can Arrest the Spread of HIV

July 18, 2014 | Sanjay Patil

Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.

Police and HIV Prevention: A Crucial Partnership

July 18, 2014 | Sanjay Patil

Sex workers and people who use drugs bear the brunt of new HIV infections. But a novel approach to law enforcement is changing this.

Four Photographers Share Their Visions for Change

November 13, 2013 | Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Four photographers have been awarded Audience Engagement Grants to work with young people in New York City and the Lakota Nation, Kyrgyz migrants, and people with disabilities.

Pardons are Not a Solution to Prison Overcrowding

August 16, 2012 | Kersty McCourt, Marina Ilminska

The first half of 2012 brought a bumper crop of prison pardons. But they are not an effective way of managing prison populations.

Forced Sterilization Is Torture

April 27, 2012 | Hailey Flynn
More than a thousand people marched along the streets of Taksim Square in Istanbul to demand full economic, political, and human rights for women.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender: Human Rights Are Human Rights

December 16, 2011 | David Scamell

A landmark report by the UN Commissioner for Human Rights documents serious human rights abuses against sexual and gender minorities worldwide.

The Global Fund at a Crossroads: Recommendations for the Next Five Years

September 23, 2011 | Shannon Kowalski

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is set to review recommendations that, if adopted, could fundamentally change the way the Global Fund does business.

Listen In: Taking on the Politics of Oil

May 28, 2010 | Brock Boddie

In light of the enormous environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, it may be worthwhile to revisit a few our discussions with experts on how oil economies operate, the distortions of power oil wealth introduces, and the future of oil as an energy source.