Issues / Human Rights
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
A delegation of activists from 12 different countries, including IPS Director John Cavanagh, on the fight to stop gold mining in Central America.
Your guide to how the U.S. immigration system affects women differently from men--and how the Senate bill will change it.
Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
"Public school reform is more than just a civil rights issue. It is a blueprint for control of resources in urban communities." -Junius Williams
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
When not being shooed off the courthouse steps by police, the crowd sang "God Bless America" and "Goin' to the Chapel."
The military justice system needs a 21st century wake-up call.
The former East Germany's Stasi used similar justifications as the U.S. for total surveillance.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.