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Human Rights

 

Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of people and communities

 
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The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens creates financial returns and improves the lives of women and girls and their communities.

 
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Equal Effort

Behind the recent advance of gay marriage rights lies a decade of careful planning and diligent collaboration. Includes magazine extras.

 

How Fair Trade Grew

Variances in the experience of producer countries strongly affect how fair trade markets have evolved.

 

Survivor of an Acid Attack

Women and even girls continue to be the victims of acid attacks by men in Bangladesh and other countries.

By Eric Nee | Summer 2014
 

Applied “Womenomics”

How Goldman Sachs deployed a far-reaching, data-driven strategy to further the cause of women’s entrepreneurship. Includes magazine extras.

 
Law Without Lawyers

Law Without Lawyers

Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country—Sierra Leone—where legal professionals are scarce.

 

Visualizing Citizenship

Supplements to the article “Citizen Chronicles.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Citizen Chronicles

A program in Alberta, Canada, showcases the way that people with disabilities contribute actively to their communities. Includes magazine extras.

 

Resurrecting Traditional Practices

There has been a renewed interest in traditional Indian spiritual practices by Native and other Americans alike.

 

Lean In—Together

Gender pay equity is higher in countries where women's involvement in advocacy and organizing efforts is more robust.