The country is blazing a trail for transparency in a challenging region. But the law's potential for advancing democracy will depend on citizens' ability to use it.
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An unprecedented UN summit aims to address the migration issue, but real progress will depend on the international community making good on its promises.
This month, the UN affirmed that inclusive education for all learners at all levels is critical for the development of fair and open societies.
Roma students are often funneled into special schools, but a door-to-door initiative is supporting parents who want a mainstream education for their children.
Why Hispanic Heritage Month is a chance for Latino activists to make progress on criminal justice issues.
Pro-Brexit leaders claimed that by leaving the European Union, the UK could shore up the National Health Service. Instead, they may have imperiled it.
Any serious conversations about reducing the prison population must include a debate about the need to redefine violent crime.
A new study shows how sex workers are made more vulnerable by police seizures of condoms as evidence of illegal activity.
Instead of finding protection and relief on European soil, refugee women and children have been trapped in makeshift camps—some of which resemble prisons—without access to adequate food, sanitation, water, or safety.
The murder of Eudy Simelane, the South African national football star, illustrates the contradictions that define life for LGBTI people in Africa.
A Supreme Court justice’s arguments make for powerful reading, given the troubled state of relations between the police and African American communities across the country.