In an op-ed published today in the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan has described the disaster at Rana Plaza and the recent political violence in Bangladesh as part of a wider failure of human
According to the UN, 6.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including 4.25 million who are internally displaced. A further 1.3 million have fled the country and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.
Save the Children mothers' index shows the 10 best and worst countries for mothers and babies. Finland has lowest rates of mother and child mortality while US scores relatively poorly on maternal health
John Tepper Marlin, Chief Economist at the NJ Institute for Social Justice, analyses the findings of the UK Peace Index and compares the impact of gun control in the UK and the US. He also looks at the relationship between cell phones and violent
The UK Peace Index made headlines across the UK, with journalists reporting on increased levels of peace around the UK, the most, and least peaceful areas and the cost of violence to the economy. See a selection of news articles, interviews and