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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Amira Yahyaoui, a vocal opponent of the ousted Tunisian President Ben Ali and founder of a transparency organization, discusses Tunisia’s way forward.
As the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan comes to an end, the future progress of women and girls is uncertain.
Nepali migrants are routinely cheated and forced into debt by recruitment agents. How can existing justice mechanisms be used to hold them accountable?
Two young women talk about their decision to train as community-based paralegals in Chitral, on Pakistan's remote northern border with Afghanistan.
Community-based paralegals are helping young women and their families use the law to resolve problems arising from “down country” marriages.
The Israeli government plans to displace the Bedouin community of Umm el-Hieran. But the circumstances under which the Bedouin first arrived in the area lend their predicament a terrible absurdity.
More than 30,000 civilians have been killed in Pakistan since the September 11, 2001, attacks. Finally, there is a model for how their families can be compensated.
For many Palestinians, getting to the next town—to go to work, to a hospital, to school—may as well be going to the other side of the moon. One Israeli group helps them overcome the barriers.
Around the world, schools, student, and teachers are targeted as a tactic of war. States need to take action to stop this appalling practice.
With the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan coming to an end, ongoing detentions at Bagram could jeopardize relations with Afghanistan at a critical time.