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End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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The title image for At Open Society with Jim Pugel, former police chief of Seattle. The Seattle Police Department implemented the LEAD program which diverts people who use drugs to services at point of arrest.

We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

July 30, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne

A People’s Court, Live and On the Air in Nigeria

June 10, 2014 | by Udo Jude Ilo
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Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

July 30, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why the Seattle Police Department launched an innovative program that offers treatment instead of jail time.

End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
Less than one percent of global AIDS funding goes toward human rights work, even though we know it is critical to ending AIDS.

How Police Can Arrest the Spread of HIV

July 18, 2014 | by Sanjay Patil
Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.

Police and HIV Prevention: A Crucial Partnership

July 18, 2014 | by Sanjay Patil
Sex workers and people who use drugs bear the brunt of new HIV infections. But a novel approach to law enforcement is changing this.

From the UN, A Powerful Tool to Stop Forced Sterilization

July 10, 2014 | by Tamar Ezer, Tirza Leibowitz
Forced sterilization is an egregious and common abuse within health care settings around the world. Now, advocates are now armed with a powerful tool to end this abuse through litigation and policy reform.

From Confinement to Community in Croatia

July 8, 2014 | by Judith Klein, Sebastian Krueger
The kind of life many of us take for granted is now within reach for thousands with disabilities in Croatia.
Grantee Spotlight

Imagining a New Republic in Macedonia

July 2, 2014 | by Borjana Mojsovska
When the appeals of activists run into resistance, we need to rethink ways of shaping others' attitudes. A park in Skopje became a testing ground to market a new vision of the future.

A Global Victory for Palliative Care

June 2, 2014 | by Mary Callaway, Sebastian Krueger
The first-ever World Health Organization resolution on palliative care charts a path for proper care and treatment for patients across the world with life-threatening illness.
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On the Trail of a Mysterious Disease in Nicaragua

May 16, 2014 | by Annick Shen
Photojournalist Ed Kashi documents a deadly epidemic of kidney disease affecting sugarcane workers in Central America.

How Social Accountability Protects Health Rights

May 16, 2014 | by Jamila Headley
Social accountability initiatives mobilize citizens to protect their right to health, and they yield real results.

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