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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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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

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.

As Executions Surge in Pakistan, One Group Works to Protect Death Row’s Most Vulnerable

December 14, 2016 Samina Naz

Pakistan is putting hundreds to death, including people with mental illnesses. Shifting public opinion could change that.

Nepali and Colombian Journalists Join Forces to Protect Their Peers

November 21, 2016 Ujir Magar

Colombia has made strides in protecting journalists from physical attacks. Now, a group of Nepali journalists is working to apply some of these methods in a different context.

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Binaifer Nowrojee
Regional Director for Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific Regional Office, Open Society Foundations–New York
Program Director
Open Society Foundations–New York