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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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The Overwhelming Evidence in Favor of Harm Reduction

December 14, 2018 Katie Stone

Harm reduction services are cost-effective, supportive of healthier communities, and safer. It's time for governments worldwide to follow the facts, not antidrug prejudice.

The Growing Movement for Intersex Rights

November 16, 2018

In the face of prejudice, discrimination, and abuse, intersex people are speaking up for themselves and defending their rights. The Intersex Human Rights Fund is proud to be a part of this movement.

The Crisis Afflicting Kazakhstan’s Youth

June 29, 2018 Karlygash Kabatova, Sergey Marinin

Large majorities of young, sexually active Kazakhstani citizens are not using contraception, with predictable results. A new report examines the roots of the problem and offers recommendations for how to fix it.