Uzbekistan still depends on cotton exports driven by what amounts to slave labor. A new report brings this practice to light.
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Open Society Foundations activities in the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia promote social progress and human rights by supporting programs, research, advocacy, and local organizations addressing issues such as democratic governance, human rights, and transparency and accountability.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
This forum offers a unique opportunity to gain insight into the underlying trends of a deepening confrontation between Russia and the West that extends into the realms of ideas, information, and values.
In the midst of the social and political changes happening in Kyrgyzstan, significant reform is also happening in the education system. A new curriculum framework has been approved that is built on open society values.
Privacy International leads a panel on the surveillance technology industry to mark the launch of a report on the sale of surveillance technologies to Central Asian governments.
When governments hinder trans people from obtaining documents that match their gender, trans people may face outing, harassment, and violence.
The Step by Step Program has developed over the last 20 years into a strong network working to improve the lives of young children and families.
Can lessons on peace building in Kyrgyzstan work in Ukraine?