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Citizenship & Rights
Domestic Abuse During COVID. New Zealand’s Innovative Response

Domestic Abuse During COVID. New Zealand’s Innovative Response

For decades, New Zealand has been a world-leader in a category nobody wants to win: it has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the developed world. In 2018, the country’s police investigated

Biodiversity
Can Jobs Grow On Trees? Pakistan’s Innovative Green Stimulus Shows How

Can Jobs Grow On Trees? Pakistan’s Innovative Green Stimulus Shows How

In Pakistan, as the economy has struggled to cope with a Covid-19 lockdown, more than 63,000 jobs have been created since March for unemployed laborers known as “jungle workers” to plant saplings for 500 rupees

Citizenship & Rights
Laying Down Their Lathis. Ideas For Better Policing In India

Laying Down Their Lathis. Ideas For Better Policing In India

In the early days of Prime Minister Modi’s fierce 21-day pandemic lockdown, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initative (CHRI) released a set of guidelines imagining Indian police as a “crucial liaison point between people and essential services,” and

Governance
Police reform in the city of Buenos Aires is a work in progress

Police reform in the city of Buenos Aires is a work in progress

The relative success of a massive Argentine lockdown during the first few months of the pandemic has surprised many experts, with roughly 9,000 lost to Covid-19 as of late August in a population of 45

Health
Fast Feedback Loops Beat COVID-19

Fast Feedback Loops Beat COVID-19

As much of the world recovers from a first wave of COVID-19 infections, others are anticipating the next swells. Amid this pivot, they are looking to policy lessons from a handful of countries that handled

Health
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Latin America’s Pandemic

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Latin America’s Pandemic

As Latin America and the Caribbean feel the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic, a handful of its 33 countries are showing how to beat a virus that is increasingly devastating to the rest. In Costa

Education
Education In A Pandemic. The Pros And Cons of School Closures

Education In A Pandemic. The Pros And Cons of School Closures

At the peak of Covid-19 lockdowns globally, an estimated 1.5 billion children in 195 countries were out of school, either learning remotely or not at all. This almost certainly both damaged their education and reduced

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