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The work of the Open Society Foundations in Asia focuses on defending human rights, particularly for migrants, laborers, and victims of conflict; promoting election reform; instituting natural resource regulation; increasing access to information; and improving public health.

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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

Access to Justice Should Be a Development Priority

December 17, 2014 by Erna Witoelar, Alvon Palma

Indonesia should support the inclusion of justice targets in the new set of development goals being negotiated at the UN.

Kyrgyzstan’s New Anti-Gay Law Is Even Worse than Russia’s

December 17, 2014 by Syinat Sultanalieva

The law criminalizes any mention of "nontraditional sexual relations”—unless it’s hate speech, which will be perfectly legal.

Despite Cosmetic Reforms, Modern Slavery Is Alive and Well in Uzbekistan

December 5, 2014 by Judith Mazdra

The authorities claim they're cracking down on child labor, but in many ways, things have gotten even worse.

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Open Society People

Binaifer Nowrojee
Asia Regional Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center