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Keeping the Internet Open for All in Pakistan

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The Many Consequences of Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17, 2015 | Julia Lukomnik

Across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a number of innovative programs are helping to counter the threats that sex workers face on a regular basis.

Slowly but Surely, Armenia’s Schools Embrace Students of All Stripes

December 17, 2015 | Elaine Harty

In the year since the passage of a law that provides a basis for inclusive education, hundreds of schools in Armenia have become more welcoming to marginalized students.

A Chance to Get Drug Policy Right

December 17, 2015 | Daniel Wolfe, Kasia Malinowska

In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.

Citizens Push Back Against Polish Ruling Party’s Abuse of Power

December 17, 2015 | Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Since winning last month’s elections, Poland’s conservative PiS party has been consolidating power and shutting down dissent. But a groundswell of grassroots opposition is building fast.

How Private Sponsorship Programs Could Help Resettle Refugees

December 16, 2015 | Maria Teresa Rojas, Alyssa Ross

When individuals agree to support refugees for the first year in their new country, everybody wins.

Can a Team of Independent Journalists Help Prevent ISIS Recruitment in Georgia?

December 15, 2015 | Anuka Toklikishvili

In a region targeted by ISIS for young recruits, local journalists are exposing the terror group’s shadowy network, one case at a time.

A Chance to Make Ukraine Europe’s Next Success Story

December 14, 2015 | George Soros

Ukraine is at a critical juncture, and it needs all the support it can get to maintain its moral and political integrity.

New Law Will Help Prevent Law Enforcement Overreach in Schools

December 10, 2015 | Christopher Scott

The legislation, signed by President Obama, could reduce racial disparities in harsh school discipline practices.

Can the Arab League Be Civil Society’s Partner for Human Rights?

December 9, 2015 | Mervat Rishmawi

To take on a more ambitious role that responds to Arab peoples’ aspirations for more rights and liberties, the Arab League and civil society need to deepen their relations.

One Year After the Torture Report, a New Law Says “Never Again”

December 9, 2015 | Jeremy Ravinsky, Jonathan E. Kaplan

A year later, it’s worth remembering just how horrific—and ineffective—“enhanced interrogation” turned out to be.

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