June 11, 2013
Parents of children with autism in Tajikistan have little access to information about how to support their children’s development, and they face significant discrimination. The organization IRODA is working to change that.
May 29, 2013
A partnership between Open Society Foundations and Parsons The New School for Design challenges graphic design students to apply their skills to advocacy for public health.
May 24, 2013
As the Global Fund re-envisions its process, civil society can help ensure that marginalized and criminalized communities voices are heard, and human rights remain a priority.
May 22, 2013
A new report from the Organization of American States envisions possibilities for ending the war on drugs and introducing policies rooted in public health and human rights.
May 16, 2013
Violations of human rights in health care are widespread in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. A series of how-to manuals offers lawyers, patients, and health officials tools for ensuring proper treatment and care for all.
May 15, 2013
If compulsory treatment of people with drug dependence has been condemned by jurists as unconstitutional and by health care professionals as a complete absurdity—why would the Brazilian government support such an approach?
May 9, 2013
Condemning people to pain and illness while they wait for a trial isn’t justice, it’s cruelty. And it must stop.
May 8, 2013
The Open Society Foundations are making available to the public an expansive documentary photography collection chronicling some of the most pressing human rights and social issues of our times.
April 29, 2013
On April 24, the Obama Administration released its 2013 National Drug Control Strategy—and it contains some huge gains for harm reduction advocates.
April 26, 2013
The “anti-prostitution pledge” detracts from the very goals of the U.S.’s HIV and AIDS programs, and violates first amendment rights.