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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

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When Roma Children Get a Better Education, Society Benefits

February 18, 2015 | by Iliana Sarafian

A new report confirms that education is a critical area of intervention for Roma children in Croatia, yet finds glaring gaps in its provision.

Young Photographers Bring Post-Earthquake Haiti into Focus

January 16, 2015 | by Maude Malengrez

Five years after Port-au-Prince was devastated, a new photography book documents one of its most famous streets.

Fortifying Africa Against Instability Caused by Climate Change

December 22, 2014 | by Firmin Mbala

As rising temperatures throw parts of the continent into chaos, an initiative aims to build resilience to the deadly conflicts catalyzed by a shifting climate.

Grantee Spotlight

A Scholarship That Follows Its Recipients Home

December 19, 2014 | by Zoe Brogden

This fall, the first Civil Society Leadership Awards scholars enrolled at universities around the U.S. with one goal: to bring new skills and ideas back to their home countries.

The Lasting Campaign for Black Male Achievement

December 17, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman

Over six years after the Open Society Foundations launched the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the initiative is spinning off as an independent organization.

Police Shootings Aren’t the Only Way the Justice System Fails Youth

December 10, 2014 | by Luisa Taveras

Young people of color face particularly long odds when dealing with courts and police, from sexual abuse in prison to cops assuming they’re guilty until proven innocent.

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Advancing Open Society through Curriculum Reform in Kyrgyzstan

November 21, 2014 | by Hugh McLean

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.

First Steps: A Brief History of the Step by Step Program

November 17, 2014 | by Sarah Klaus, Liana Ghent

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.

Grantee Spotlight

Youths in Greece Stand Up for the Right to Citizenship

November 14, 2014 | by Nikos Deji Odubitan

There are up to two hundred thousand youths born and raised in Greece who do not have the right to Greek citizenship. Activist group Generation 2.0 is working to change this.

Grantee Spotlight

Bringing the Streets to Politics: Hip-Hop Promotes Openness in Senegal

November 11, 2014 | by Amanda Fortier

Senegalese youth learn to express and sustain demands for change through a project that emphasizes rap and hip-hop culture.

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