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Throughout the world, people who face stigma and discrimination are often left with substandard or no health care. The Open Society Foundations work to establish health policies and practices that are based on evidence and promote social inclusion, human rights, and justice.

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Open Society Voices

Reframing the Blame for the War on Drugs

May 10, 2019 Louise Vincent

The war on drugs is better understood as a war on people. To stop this useless and unjust destruction, we must change how we think—and talk—about people who use drugs.

Celebrating 10 Years of Investing in Roma Health

April 8, 2019 Merziha Idrizi

First established in 2008, the Roma Health Scholarships Program was intended to support young Roma trying to ensure their communities got the health care they deserved. More than a decade later, there’s no doubt it worked.

Sex Workers’ Untold Stories

March 11, 2019 Erin Greenberg

Organized by sex workers, a new Berlin-based exhibition uses found objects to present a more nuanced vision of what sex work really is.