Issues / Human Rights
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.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
Croatia's LGBT community still faces stark challenges, but a recent court ruling in the case of a young trans boy offers hope.
Though discrimination is decreasing, Slovakia is unlikely to elect a Roma president any time soon!
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.