November 25, 2020Health
The use of algorithmic and data-driven technology in mental health care has expanded rapidly, posing new challenges for public governance.
November 19, 2020Nigeria
On October 20, 2020, Nigerians watched in horror on social media as men suspected to be members of the military opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters—a movement responding to a litany of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
November 18, 2020Education
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest education emergency in history, with consequences that could reverse decades of progress in girl's education. Ensuring continuity of education amid COVID…
November 10, 2020United States
The U.S. Marine Corps turns 245 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have …
November 9, 2020Human Trafficking
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Palermo Protocol, the United Nations gold standard for combatting human trafficking. But can the Convention maintain its relevance in light of COVID-19 fra…
November 6, 2020Human Trafficking
Last year, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 2021 the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. Despite such commitment, recent global estimates project child labour…
November 5, 2020Election 2020
Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris will likely be elected president and vice president of the United States. A Biden administration's approach to Africa will depend on policy but also on who the president appoints to his cabinet and senior positions.
October 28, 2020Southeast Asia
Pavin Chachavalpongpun is associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Three months have passed and the protests in Thailand have intensified. One of the main mess…
October 24, 2020Women and Women's Rights
Decades on, it has never been more important to fulfill the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and invest in the wellbeing and safety of adolescent girls.