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Summary Sprawling over nearly half of Brazil’s territory and encompassing nine of its states, the Amazon region is home to over 20 million Brazilians. Since 1985 – when the government began monitoring deforestation in the Amazon – more than half a…
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Summary Leonardo, 25, has muscular dystrophy, a disability that causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. He has lived in a residential institution for persons with disabilities in Brazil since he was 15. His mother felt she had no choice…
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Summary On a Friday afternoon in October 2015, Luciana Caroline Albuquerque Bezerra, the executive secretary of health surveillance for the state of Pernambuco, Brazil, received a call from her boss, the secretary of health for the state. Two…
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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has…
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Glossary of Abbreviations AP Administration Police CID Criminal Investigation Department DO District Officer DRA Department of…
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“I Am Not Dead, But I Am Not Living” Barriers to Fistula Prevention and Treatment in Kenya Summary Key Recommendations to the Kenyan Government Methodology I. Background Maternal Mortality and Morbidity…
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  “Welcome to Kenya” Police Abuse of Somali Refugees Maps Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. Border and Refugee Transit Center Closures: A Recipe for Police Abuses Border Closure …
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Hostile Shores Abuse and Refoulement of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Yemen Summary Methodology Recommendations To the Government of Yemen To the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for…
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From Horror to Hopelessness Kenya's Forgotten Somali Refugee Crisis I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Government of Kenya To UNHCR To the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights Special Rapporteur…