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Throughout the world, people who face stigma and discrimination are often left with substandard or no health care. The Open Society Foundations work to establish health policies and practices that are based on evidence and promote social inclusion, human rights, and justice.

Open Society Voices

Will the United States Lead or Follow on International Drug Reform?

September 19, 2014 by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

A new U.S. drug czar should put his office’s weight behind international drug policy reform now. Whether he will is an open question.

The Urgent Need to Confront Ebola

September 17, 2014 by Chris Stone 16

It may take some time to turn the tide against Ebola, but the resilience and commitment of civil society remains strong.

In South Africa, Sex Workers Arm Themselves with the Law

September 15, 2014 by Sebastian Kohn

As a criminalized group, sex workers risk abuse form both clients and police alike. Now, sex workers in South Africa offer each other support and legal advice, empowering one another to realize their rights.

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After decades of orthodoxy and stringent enforcement of drug policies, the global counternarcotics regime is increasingly challenged.