Myths, fears, and more keep children with life-limiting illness from the mind, body, and spiritual care they have a right to.
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A group of Open Society scholarship recipients trained in mental health counseling are transporting those skills to Afghanistan, a place where counseling doesn’t exist.
In a tumultuous region gripped by religious extremism, a new kind of school system aims to instill children with a sense of science, critical thinking, and tolerance.
Burma is falling behind in the global movement toward reducing the use of solitary confinement.
The United States must hold itself accountable for all civilians killed or injured in drone strikes, not just U.S. citizens or other Westerners.
After the deadliest attacks on Kabul in years, civil society is helping to turn anger and despair into hope and resilience.
An angry response from the government of Kyrgyzstan to a U.S. human rights award highlights its refusal to address the legacy of interethnic violence that erupted in the south of the country in 2010.
In a country where freedom of expression is sometimes criticized as a “Western construct,” one coalition is fighting to loosen Pakistan’s strict censorship laws.
For those of us who work on the issue of torture, the challenge is to understand—and force courts to confront—the pain of others.
With raids, forced treatment, executions, and a declared state of emergency, Indonesia’s drug war is out of control. Now a group of academics is rallying against it.
Against the odds, the Malaysiakini group has managed to turn a profit while maintaining its independent voice, but a crackdown on press freedoms threatens its success.