Issues / Human Rights
How a former child laborer became a union organizer for Bangladesh's garment workers.
Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
Uruguay's president has put the country on the map as one of the world’s most exciting experiments in creative, progressive governance.
Afghan justice is buried three sub-basements down.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
The late Romanian sociologist Nicolae Gheorghe hoped to see the Roma model a transnational society, broader and freer than nation-states.
Costa Rican lawyer Roberto Zamora sued his government for supporting the Bush administration's illegal war in Iraq—and won.
In 2011, King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa restored constitutional rule in Bahrain.
Thus far, South Sudan has failed to distinguish itself in anything but human rights violations, refugees, and hunger.
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.