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Education & Youth

Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Open Society Voices

The Children of Northern Ireland Should Grow Up Together

July 14, 2017 Anna Clarke

For too long, Northern Ireland’s education system has encouraged a divided society. But a new initiative from the Integrated Education Fund is helping parents work together to build a peaceful future for their children.

Central Asia at History’s Crossroads

July 14, 2017 Leonard Benardo

Central Asia’s long history of foreign and domestic repression is well known. Less appreciated, but just as important, is the on-the-ground progress happening across the region every day by civil society activists.

Investing in a Better Future for Zimbabwe’s Vulnerable Children

May 2, 2017 Hillary Tanyanyiwa, Tembiwe Magadzo

Through early interventions, families taking part in an innovative program are seeing “magic” results.