HIV and Human Rights: A Mapping of Donor Priorities and Trends in Southern Africa
Donors at every level are retreating on funding commitments to HIV, and organizations working at the intersection of AIDS and rights are facing overall funding challenges.
This briefing paper reports the findings of a 2012 study on HIV and human rights donor trends in Southern Africa, commissioned by the Open Society Foundations. It identifies opportunities to leverage donor support for HIV and human rights organizations, and for donor collaboration that can support them in the current funding environment.
Rest in Peace
Remembering David Rothman, a Liberator and Pioneer
Rothman, a scholar-advocate of the highest order who had a profound influence on Open Society, wrote on a wide array of subjects concerning ethics and medicine, and helped free thousands of people from involuntary institutionalization.
Valuing Lived Experience
The Need for a Human Rights-Based Approach to Global Mental Health
A growing body of research shows that Western models of mental health don’t work for everyone. When it comes to care or policy, policymakers should first listen to those with lived experience of mental health challenges.
How Big Companies Pretend to Create Economic Value, While Actually Destroying It
Mariana Mazzucato calls for a public debate about what is really adding value to our economies so that we can create a new form of capitalism that works for us all.