A chaotic, dysfunctional system awaits young refugees entering Europe alone, pushing many of them onto the street or into forced labor.
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Public polling indicates that citizens are solidly behind the National League for Democracy’s priorities—and never had much confidence in the ousted military regime.
In a country where disabilities invite stigma and discrimination, a discussion group is starting to change minds—and, possibly, laws.
After the beheadings of seven innocent members of an ethnic minority, Afghans hoped their protest would draw attention to the violence—but it achieved something far more profound.
A series of human rights rulings against Azerbaijan underline the need for a concerted response from the Council of Europe to the deteriorating political situation there.
Under the constitution pushed through by the country’s generals in 2008, an opposition victory at the polls does not guarantee a role in governing.
Though education and employment opportunities for Afghan women have improved, a rampant culture of harassment makes it difficult to take advantage of them.
In a country reeling from health, migration, and economic crises, the professionals who work to hold families and communities together are shockingly undervalued.
Discussions of border security often neglect the human security needs of the communities whose lives are directly affected by what goes on there.
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.