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Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Open Society Voices

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 Democratic Transition Can Unfold in Ukraine

July 23, 2014 | by Leonard Benardo

In Ukraine, the change ushered in on the Maidan is now being channeled into plans for better governance, law enforcement, justice, energy, macroeconomic development, health, and education.

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

July 22, 2014 | by Peter Chapman

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.

Grantee Spotlight

What Difference Can a Soros Justice Fellow Make?

July 20, 2014 | by Adam Culbreath

The U.S. criminal justice system is in urgent need of reform. But what can one person do? Take a look at a few outstanding individuals who are advancing a fairer, more sensible justice system.

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.

“A Decision that Seems Like an Attack on My Religion”

July 17, 2014 | by Heena Khaled

For one British Muslim woman, the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to uphold France’s ban on full-face veils is deeply painful.

France’s Veil Ban: Getting It Wrong on Living Together

July 15, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy

A simple exchange on a London street shows the error of a European court ruling upholding France’s ban on the wearing of full-face veils.

A Flood Lays Bare Inequality in Bulgaria

July 14, 2014 | by Violeta Naydenova

For the district hardest hit by the June flooding in Bulgaria, the disaster also dramatically exposed the longstanding inequality and segregation of Roma residents.

To Strengthen the ICC, Look to Its Member States

July 14, 2014 | by Carolyn O’Neil

July 17 marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute that created the International Criminal Court. Carlos Castresana, the noted Spanish jurist, outlines some ideas for change.

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