Kenya, is at the cusp of a "demographic dividend," which could transmute Kenya's fortunes in the first half of the 21st century -- but only if the country takes the right steps towards investing in the current youthful population.
It's time the US government spoke out about the US citizens in prison in the UAE, and for the many others wrongly detained there. It's been a long year for the al Darats, a horrifying ordeal. It's time it ended.
Leaders have the power and influence to address some of the most pressing social justice issues of our time. The exercise of this power begins with entrepreneurship since it serves as an indispensable tool for advancing social change.
As human beings we have a right to freedom of choice. Under this government, we have lost even the right to express our opinions without running the risk of being put in jail. We are living under a regime that terrorizes the population so it can maintain power.
Our world is becoming a more dangerous place. Crises are intensifying. And the people who are most poor and vulnerable are always left suffering the consequences. That is what we must remember as we mark World Humanitarian Day this year.
Will we accept a deeply divided nation where only whites can have a high level of confidence in the criminal justice system generally and the police specifically? Or will we push for a country where everyone can trust that the police are there protect and serve them?
If there was one virtue that China projected, it was an economy that could handle like a BMW, and go from 0 to 7.5 percent growth in 3 months.
Like the Dominican Republic, other countries are slowly starting to question this injustice and taking steps to decriminalize abortion in favor of women and girls' human rights to health, to be free from cruel and inhuman treatment and other torture, as well as their right to life.
Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.
This kind of crime deeply saddens us, but, what's worse, it spreads fear. As ordinary Mexicans, we deserve better. We deserve to see justice delivered. We are not going to be left blinded, silent and in the dark.
When President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, he changed the lives of all LGBTI people in Uganda, one of the most dangerous countries for gay and transgender people. For my friend Cleopatra Kambugu, it was one of the worst days of her life.
Requiring countries to respect human rights would ensure that, at a minimum, bank projects do not harm the same communities that the bank claims are their beneficiaries. Embracing human rights also has implications beyond the bank.
ADL has had policy on this issue for over a decade because of our mission: to fight the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. And, for decades, Iran repeatedly has promoted anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism.
Finally: Last week, after a ten-year internal struggle, the American Psychological Association voted to ban its member psychologists from any involvement in national security interrogations and, more to the point, in torture.
One would think James Holmes' recent sentence of life in prison would be a relief to me. How can I celebrate this verdict when a man who had a promising future as a doctoral student is sentenced for actions stemming from his brain disorder that our system completely failed to address?
Human rights are coming to tomato aisles across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Ahold USA -- the corporation behind such local grocery stores as Stop and Shop, Giant, and Martin's, has become the first major American supermarket to sign onto the Fair Food Program.