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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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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.

Can a Virtual Reality Video Help Fight Anti-HIV Stigma?

February 7, 2019 Sydelle Willow Smith

In Cape Town, activists are working to combat the myths and misinformation associated with HIV testing.

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.

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