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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
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Open Society Voices

How Drug Trafficking Undermines West Africa

July 30, 2014 | by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
The rise of drug trafficking is undermining institutions, health, and development efforts in West Africa. It's time for political leaders to change the ineffective policies that exacerbate the problem.

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.

Ensure Space for Civil Society at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

July 22, 2014 | by Peter Chapman, Jeggan Grey-Johnson
If U.S. and African governments are serious about using the summit to foster meaningful trade and development, civil society must be afforded a seat at the table.

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.
Grantee Spotlight

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

June 10, 2014 | by Udo Jude Ilo
In a country where institutions of accountability are grossly incapacitated, one radio program is proving an effective means of justice for ordinary Nigerians.

In Malawi Elections, Civil Society Helps Boost Credibility

June 4, 2014 | by Ozias Tungwarara
In the wake of the May 20 presidential election in Malawi, the big question is: Did citizens get the government and leaders they deserve?

Bill Aims to Improve the Health of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry

May 30, 2014 | by Joseph Amenaghawon
Nigeria has a thriving oil and gas sector, yet most of its people continue to live off less than $1.25 per day. Here's one way Nigerians are trying to address this "poverty amidst plenty."

African Commission Sets out Standards on Pretrial Detention

May 23, 2014 | by Stanley Ibe
New standards seek to change Africa’s dismal record on the over-use of pretrial detention, a scourge whose impacts reach well beyond the individuals directly affected.

Let South Sudan Learn from South Africa

May 14, 2014 | by Joshua Lubandi
In South Sudan, as in post-apartheid South Africa, leadership calls for sacrificing personal and ethnic interest for national unity, peace, and development.

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