In Search of Transparency: A Collaborative Effort Against Corruption in Honduras

Honduras’ special MACCIH commission was created to root out corruption at all levels of government. It remains to be seen if it will live up to its promise.

Confronting ISIS’ Global Frontier

  Over the past several months, the number of terrorist attacks orchestrated by ISIS appear to be increasing exponentially. Between June 28 and July 2, which coincided with the month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar, ISIS claimed responsibility for multiple attacks that collectively resulted in the deaths of over 400 civilians. Since the November […]

No Choice in Belfast

Northern Ireland’s abortion laws are uniquely and controversially strict when compared to the rest of the United Kingdom.

Menstrual Hygiene: The Dark Horse of Development

If gender equality is to become a serious goal, women and girls must be able to fully address their basic biological needs.

Beirut, Whose City?

This summer, voters in Lebanon used municipal elections to express their frustration with the country’s recent political stasis.

HPRgument: The Putsch in Turkey

  On July 15th, factions in Turkey’s military attempted a coup d’état to oust President Erdogan and his elected government. After a struggle that lasted through the night, the coup failed, leaving hundreds dead in the streets and the nation in a fragile state. Since then, President Erdogan has begun a purge of all branches of government and […]