The Open Society Foundations advocate for policies that advance the health and human rights of people who use drugs, giving them the chance to make positive choices to protect their own health, and that of their families and communities.
End the Drug War
Reframing the Blame for the War on Drugs
The war on drugs is better understood as a war on people. To stop this useless and unjust destruction, we must change how we think—and talk—about people who use drugs.
The Consequences of Rising Female Incarceration Rates in Latin America
Punitive drug laws are the driving force behind women’s imprisonment, but two organizations are working together to reverse the trend.
The Overwhelming Evidence in Favor of Harm Reduction
Harm reduction services are cost-effective, supportive of healthier communities, and safer. It's time for governments worldwide to follow the facts, not antidrug prejudice.
With the Museum of Drug Policy, Artists and Activists Push for Reform
A panel of activists and artists discuss creative ways to effect change through immersive events.
The Future of Coca Industrialization in Colombia
A new report looks at the coca leaf as a legal agricultural product and presents challenges, opportunities, and parameters for a legal system to expand coca industrialization.
Latin America’s Fake News Problem
In advance of the 2018 democratic presidential elections in five Latin American countries, experts discussed how Brexit, the 2016 U.S. election, and the alarming rise of post-truth politics might affect the outcome.
Improving Access to Palliative Care During the Global Pain Crisis
A panel of health experts discuss fighting for better access to pain relief for palliative care in India and Latin America.
Finding Justice for Victims in the #MeToo Era
Activists and authors explore the ways that communities affected by #MeToo can find closure on their own terms.