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Mexico Found Culpable for Sexual Torture Against Civilians

In a historic ruling, the Inter American Court on Human Rights found Mexico responsible for the torture and sexual violence committed against women in the Atenco community during a raid in 2006.
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Strengthening Midwifery in Mexico

MacArthur has supported work to improve reproductive care with midwifery in Mexico, supporting professional programs, public campaigns for legitimacy, and integration into the healthcare system.
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"Young Trans Children Know Who They Are"

The Atlantic
Kristina Olson, 2018 MacArthur Fellow
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Evaluation of our Expedited Grantmaking (X-Grants) Program

Total Awarded: $2,802,216 Duration: 2015 - 2017 Total Grants: 106 Geographic Focus: Global Background Over the past 40 years, MacArthur has often fielded requests from grantees and other organizations for small amounts of money to ...
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"American Sonnet for the New Year"

The New Yorker
Terrance Hayes, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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Anti-Corruption Messaging to Empower Citizens

A report by the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation highlights its anti-corruption campaign, which aims to create more demand for accountability from Nigerian citizens.
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Distributing Birth Kits in Northern Nigeria

Researchers analyzed an intervention program in northern Nigeria that trained women as community resources to support reproductive health education and distribute safe birth kits to expectant mothers.
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Scientific Collaboration May Help North Korea Evade Sanctions

An analysis of published studies emerging from collaborations between North Korean and foreign scientists found that these open research collaborations enable the country to evade some sanctions.
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"Why We Struggle to Say ‘I Love You’"

The New York Times
Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow
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