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The Open Society Foundations promote the advancement of women’s rights, gender equality, and empowerment as an integral part of free and democratic societies.

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In Latin America, Drug Policy Is a Human Rights Issue

March 25, 2014 by Heloisa Griggs, Angelica Zamora

For the first time ever, a key human rights body in the Americas has begun studying the impact of drug policies on human rights.

Katanga Judgment Underlines Need for Stronger ICC Focus on Sexual Violence

March 11, 2014 by Kelly Askin 1

The conviction of Germain Katanga for war crimes is a welcome step forward. But when it comes to crimes like rape and sexual slavery, international tribunals like this one have done a poor job.

Arab Women Confront a Tide of Injustice

March 10, 2014 by Hanan Rabbani 2

When a series of uprisings erupted throughout the Arab region three years ago, few of the women protesting for freedom and justice imagined they would still be fighting for their basic rights today.

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Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa
Senior Program Officer, Women’s Rights & Gender Development
Arab Regional Office
Director, At Home in Europe Project
Open Society Foundation–London, Open Society Initiative for Europe

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