April 15, 2020
How Vietnamese attorney and anti-trafficking activist Van Ngoc Ta closed a loophole in the Vietnam Criminal Code and won crime victims the right to their own lawyer.
August 9, 2017
It is now apparent that the age of social media has transformed public consciousness of important events. Most recently, “fake news” and other streams of misinformation spread via social media have been blamed for exacerbating a highly polarized political climate in the United States, and further impeding productive civic engagement. This phenomeno… Read more
February 1, 2017
By the time Sushil Adhikari was 11 years old, an inherited eye disease had caused him to lose his sight completely. Growing up in Nepal, he faced daily obstacles in an environment severely lacking in accessibility infrastructure, social services, and general awareness of challenges for persons with disabilities. At several turns in his pursuit of a… Read more
November 9, 2016
When President Obama made his first visit to India in 2010, he declared the U.S.-India relationship as “one of the defining relationships of the 21st century.” It’s no surprise, then, that Indians—with much at stake in the outcome under a new U.S. presidential administration—have paid close attention to the 2016 election campaign that ended yesterd… Read more