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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.

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Punish the Sex Worker or the Client? You’re Asking the Wrong Question

April 14, 2015 by Sebastian Kohn 5

Across the world, the political left and right have inspired new populist support to end the demand for sex work through criminalization. This threatens the rights, health, safety, and wishes of sex workers.

The Simple Funding Fix That Could Dramatically Reduce Drug-Related Deaths

April 2, 2015 by Fionnuala Murphy 3

A new campaign argues that countless lives could be saved by redirecting just a sliver of funding from drug enforcement toward harm reduction.

From Medicine to Passports, Mediators Help Ukraine’s Roma Get What They Need

March 13, 2015 by Zola Kondur 2

During a time of change, a group bridges the gap between Ukraine’s disenfranchised minority and social services.

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Public Health Program, Open Society Foundations–New York