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Too many young people are born into chaos and poverty. YouthBuild enables them to master a trade like construction while they rebuild their lives.
The U.S. will turn over the political prisoners in Bagram prison to Afghanistan sometime in the next six months, but so far there are no clear answers about what happens to those prisoners, especially citizens of Pakistan.
In the aftermath of the verdict at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, voices weighed in on the conclusion of the nearly six-year long saga.
More than a thousand people marched along the streets of Taksim Square in Istanbul to demand full economic, political, and human rights for women. Many demonstrators highlighted the problem of forced and coerced sterilization, which disproportionately affects poor and marginalized women.
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Members of the UN have agreed that properly funded legal aid schemes are not just optional, but should be a basic part of any country's justice system.
Research shows that parolees who engage in work soon after their release from prison have a lower rate of recidivism. A program supported by the Open Society Foundations is helping them find it.
Over the last three years our Special Fund for Poverty Alleviation has worked to challenge assumptions about poverty and improve the life chances for all Americans.
The guilty verdict against Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, represents the first time that an international court has convicted a former head of state of responsibility for various forms of sexual violence.
What explains the Ukrainian president's decision to approve a groundbreaking document that advocates widespread participation in state and regional policies, greater transparency of government decision-making, and support for gender equity?
A recent fuel subsidy report provides a critical opportunity to test the Nigerian governmentâ€™s commitment to confront endemic corruption and impunity.
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