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Asia

The work of the Open Society Foundations in Asia focuses on defending human rights, particularly for migrants, laborers, and victims of conflict; promoting election reform; instituting natural resource regulation; increasing access to information; and improving public health.

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Open Society Voices

The University That’s Educating—and Empowering—Women from across Asia

January 25, 2017 Alex Bookbinder

Critical thinking reigns at the Asian University for Women, where students get the kind of education usually found at small liberal arts schools.

The Stabilizing Power of School for Children with Disabilities in Pakistan

January 4, 2017 Faisal Bari

Pakistan’s inclusive education programs are still in the pilot stage, but provincial governments hope to scale them up in the coming years.

To Be Effective, China’s New Anti–Domestic Violence Law Needs Civil Society’s Support

May 17, 2016 Joy Chia

China’s government has addressed family violence with official legislation—now it’s up to the public to utilize it.