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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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When Pregnancy Leads to a Prison Term

June 24, 2015 by Lynn M. Paltrow 8

From miscarriages to abortions to disagreements with doctors, an array of pregnancy-related issues can land a woman in jail.

Academics Come Out in Force Against Indonesia’s Drug Crackdown

June 16, 2015 by Claudia Stoicescu, Naomi Burke-Shyne 6

With raids, forced treatment, executions, and a declared state of emergency, Indonesia’s drug war is out of control. Now a group of academics is rallying against it.

Getting Drug Policy Right for Women and Girls

June 11, 2015 by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, Olga Rychkova 2

A new report details gender disparities in the impacts of drugs and drug-related crime.

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