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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

Kazakhstan’s “Training Café” Serves Up Inclusion

April 29, 2016 by Ainur Shakenova 5

The café, staffed entirely by people with disabilities, is part of an effort to move people out of institutions and into the community and the workforce.

A Push for Balanced Drug Policy Is Transforming Pain Relief in India

March 31, 2016 by Naomi Burke-Shyne 12

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, founder of Pallium India, is working state by state with health care professionals to make palliative care more pervasive.

Journalists in Pakistan Unite to Fight Violence Against Media

March 24, 2016 by Owais Aslam Ali 2

In a country where violence against media is common, an initiative is creating a united front—and a sense that an attack on one media outlet is an attack on them all.

Open Society People

Binaifer Nowrojee
Asia Regional Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center