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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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Open Society Voices

A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

February 24, 2015 by Sebastian Krueger

A U.S. federal court has found that the free speech rights of American public health organizations don’t stop at the border.

Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 by Nancy Northup

What the Center for Reproductive Rights is doing to stop legislators from undermining a woman’s right to choose.

Mass Deaths in Crimea as Russia Bans Methadone

February 12, 2015 by Igor Kuzmenko 3

The annexation of Crimea upended many lives—particularly those whose life-saving treatments for drug dependence were abruptly taken away.

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