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Human Rights

 

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

 
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Sexually Transmitted Altruism

DKT International, founded by one of the largest erotica distributors in the United States, provides contraceptives to approximately 50 million people a year in the developing world.

 
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Activists by Another Name

Did American women actually invent social entrepreneurship?

Reviewed By Alana Conner | Spring 2012
 
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Petition Power

Change.org, a five-year-old San Francisco-based startup, has emerged as one of the leading platforms for online activism.

 

Diversity Opportunities

New research finds that some companies are increasingly pro-diversity and others lag well behind.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2012
 

Open Source for Humanitarian Action

Ushahidi develops free software that allows volunteers to map humanitarian crises from their mobile phones.

By Brandon Keim | Winter 2012
 
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The Science of Human
Nature and the Pursuit
of Social Justice
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Just Instincts

The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice by Peter Corning

Reviewed By Roberto De Vogli | Summer 2011
 

Under One Roof

One-stop centers offer a safer future for victims of domestic violence.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Spring 2011
 
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Positive Distraction Workforce

Habitat International has grown its bottom line using a largely disabled workforce.

By Meredith May | Spring 2011
 
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Collective Impact

Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.

By John Kania & Mark Kramer | 73 | Winter 2011
 

Bring Polluters Back In

Research reveals why low-income minority neighborhoods are often the site of the worst environmental polluters.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2011