When Vasilis Tsartsanis noticed Syrian refugees arriving in his town, he decided to help them, an act of kindness that would change their lives—and his own.
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A series of court rulings ensures hundreds of thousands of eligible voters will be able to exercise their rights at the polls this November.
An initiative aims to help marginalized groups cooperate—and learn from each other.
The election in Zambia—a country with 25 years of peaceful democratic consolidation—is a chance for the EU to show it still has serious clout as a foreign policy actor.
A drive for transparency over the selection of the next UN Secretary General reflects similar efforts by civil society in the global human rights system.
From tanks at the beach to jammed mobile phones, the militarization of Rio de Janeiro is pushing the boundaries of acceptable precautions.
Focusing on the well-being of its youngest citizens is a long-term investment that could pay dividends for decades to come.
In Hungary, activists are using drone footage to build support for migrants, counter government narratives, and bolster civil society.
From comic book heroes to Hollywood villains, some of the best-known characters of the pop culture landscape have hidden Roma roots.
From firing squads in Indonesia to vigilante killings in the Philippines, state-sanctioned violence against those in the drug trade is reaching new heights.
Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.