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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

How Reproductive Justice Serves as a Model for Progressive Organizing

June 23, 2017 Elisa Slattery

Groundswell Fund’s Naa Hammond explains why reproductive justice is about more than reproductive rights, and why movements for transformative change must be intersectional.

Moving Beyond Institutions and Supporting Independent Living in Europe

June 8, 2017 Katharine Boaden

A new documentary shows how deinstitutionalization has transformed the lives of people with disabilities—and underscores the importance of EU funding for independent living.

How Drug Courts Are Falling Short

June 7, 2017 Christine Mehta

The "drug court" alternative-sentencing model has spread across the United States. It may be increasingly common, but the drug court model often fails to respect human rights.