In a nation where reporters face sometimes deadly risks, an exiled journalist believes even one independent media outlet can spark lasting change.
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A free and independent press is vital to any democracy, ensuring government accountability and a diversity of viewpoints. The Open Society Foundations support efforts that expand and protect press freedoms, increase public access to knowledge and information, include minority voices in media, and use the arts to address pressing social issues.
By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.
For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.
Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.