The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is a time for solemn remembrance and the encouragement of tolerance, says a statement signed by the Open Society Foundations and 70 other nongovernmental organizations.
As the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction starts to review possible budget cuts, the Open Society Foundations call for a credible and transparent process.
The Sexual Health and Rights Project brought together transgender and health policy activists from around the world to explore innovative and effective ways to improve access to quality and comprehensive health care for transgender individuals and communities.
In response to high levels of police violence against sex workers, the Open Society Foundations are supporting Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre and the Wits Institute for Sexual Reproductive Health and Related Diseases to establish a legal empowerment program for sex workers in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Open Society Public Health Program has provided support to sex worker and LGBTI groups to participate in regional dialogues as part of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law.
The Program on Human Trafficking and Forced Labor at the American University Washington College of Law has launched a series of issue papers on human trafficking-related issues. The issue papers provide research and analyses on the intersection of human rights, trafficking, sex work, and sexual rights, and are intended for activists, governments, and donors to inform their policy positions and advocacy.
When the Human Rights Network Uganda filed a right-to-information request, it revealed corruption involving a stadium project in Bushenyi District.
The Open Society Foundations express grave concern over the recent announcement by the government of Kazakhstan that it will return oversight of its detention facilities to the Ministry of Interior.
The Open Society Foundations today announced that it is partnering with New York City’s Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) to address broad disparities facing black and Latino boys and men in New York City.
The Open Society Public Health Program and its partners are working to help define the role of human rights, community mobilization, and advocacy for affordable medicines in efforts to scale up early HIV diagnosis and treatment.