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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

Why Amnesty International Must Hold Firm in Its Support for Sex Workers

July 28, 2015 by Sebastian Kohn 28

The global human rights group may support the decriminalization of sex work. Now, it faces criticism led, in part, by Hollywood celebrities.

Portraits from Prison Tell Stories of Women in the Drug War

July 27, 2015 by Mary Miller Flowers

In Latin America, the most perverse consequences of the drug war are borne by women.

Uganda’s Leap Forward on the Right to Health

July 14, 2015 by Primah Kwagala 1

After a woman died from medical neglect during childbirth, Ugandan courts stepped in and delivered a big victory for all.

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