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Discrimination

The Open Society Foundations use advocacy and litigation to combat the marginalization of racial and ethnic minorities in Europe, taking on cases involving migrants, school segregation, violence against Roma, and policies that ban Muslims from wearing the hijab or building mosques.

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Director PJ Raval joins Open Society for a screening of his award-winning film about the 2014 murder of Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude by a U.S. Marine—and the political uprising it inspired.

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For more than a quarter of a century, the Open Society Foundations have been dedicated to South Africa, proudly supporting its nascent democracy and civil society movements.

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In response to a series of increasingly brazen attacks against transgender Americans, civil society in the United States must stand strong for social justice and in defense of the progress made in recent years.

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An End to Manels II is the second report in a two-part series to examine the gender gap and Europe’s top policy events. The report examines data from 23 conferences in Europe, over the course of five years.

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Director PJ Raval joins Open Society for a screening of his award-winning film about the 2014 murder of Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude by a U.S. Marine—and the political uprising it inspired.

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