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Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup
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Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King

Open Society Voices

A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

February 24, 2015 | by Sebastian Krueger

A U.S. federal court has found that the free speech rights of American public health organizations don’t stop at the border.

Grantee Spotlight

Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup

What the Center for Reproductive Rights is doing to stop legislators from undermining a woman’s right to choose.

Mass Deaths in Crimea as Russia Bans Methadone

February 12, 2015 | by Igor Kuzmenko

The annexation of Crimea upended many lives—particularly those whose life-saving treatments for drug dependence were abruptly taken away.

Will the Syriza Party Solve Greece’s Health Care Crisis?

February 12, 2015 | by Yannis Natsis

After years of rampant unemployment, nearly one in five Greeks lacks health insurance. Now, access to medicines must be a priority for the new government.

Grantee Spotlight

A Cheap, Safe Way to Prevent Thousands of Overdose Deaths

February 4, 2015 | by Chris Ford, Sebastian Saville

The medicine naloxone could easily save countless lives. Why isn’t it used more often?

Mass Executions of Drug Offenders Won’t Help Indonesia

January 23, 2015 | by Ricky Gunawan, Ajeng Larasati

On January 18, six people convicted of drug crimes were put to death in Indonesia, perhaps signaling a brutal escalation of the country’s war against drugs.

Grantee Spotlight

Know the Warning Signs: The Dangers of Drug Policy Abuse

January 7, 2015 | by Nicholas Klassen

A series of “PSAs” encourages voters to reach out to lawmakers whose support for criminalization policies is harming public health.

Grantee Spotlight

Building an Open Burma Through Medical Ethics

December 22, 2014 | by Sebastian Krueger

Professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt says that something as simple as teaching doctors and students about consent forms will encourage democratic transition.

A Win for Victims of Forced Sterilization in Namibia

December 17, 2014 | by Nyasha Chingore-Munazvo

In a ruling that could have implications throughout Africa, Namibia’s highest court ruled that public hospitals violated the rights of five women by sterilizing them without their informed consent.

Four Laws That Are Devastating Public Health in Uganda

December 15, 2014 | by Naomi Burke-Shyne

For Ugandan lawmakers, it seems the best cure for a public health problem is a draconian prison sentence.

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