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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The law criminalizes any mention of “nontraditional sexual relations”—unless it’s hate speech, which will be perfectly legal.
The authorities claim they're cracking down on child labor, but in many ways, things have gotten even worse.
In the midst of the social and political changes happening in Kyrgyzstan, significant reform is also happening in the education system. A new curriculum framework has been approved that is built on open society values.
The Step by Step Program has developed over the last 20 years into a strong network working to improve the lives of young children and families.
Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.
Uzbekistan still depends on cotton exports driven by what amounts to slave labor. A new report brings this practice to light.
Fears that decentralization will serve big business and separatists in the east mean some in Ukraine want to stall the process. This would be wrong.
The large-scale crises we see around the world today began with the kind of arrests, censorship, and everyday repression happening in Russia and the surrounding region.
Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.
Sex workers and people who use drugs bear the brunt of new HIV infections. But a novel approach to law enforcement is changing this.