The Open Society Foundations promote the advancement of women’s rights, gender equality, and empowerment as an integral part of free and democratic societies.
Sex Work Is Work
A Museum for and by Sex Workers
Through the Sex Workers’ Pop-Up Museum, 21 artists from 10 different countries seized an opportunity to share their lived experiences in creative, unexpected, and challenging ways.
Not One Less
The Women’s Movement Is Leading Reform in Argentina
By placing women’s issues at the forefront of their movement, advocates for gender justice in Argentina are leading a coalition against inequality and discrimination.
What’s Really Behind the Missing Women at Mexico’s Border?
‘City of Omens’ author Dan Werb examines the pattern of brutal violence against women taking place in Tijuana.
Q&A: Marielle Franco’s Enduring Legacy
Marielle Franco’s sister, Anielle, remembers her sister, her work for a better Brazil, and her legacy of fighting for marginalized women and girls.
Gender Justice Now
Women Will Not Be Silent
By now, the link between authoritarianism and the repression of women and gender nonconforming people is clear. But those targeted by such hateful politics cannot—and will not—be intimidated.
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.
For Diplomacy That Looks Like the United States, Civil Society Must Lead by Example
To improve its foreign policy and national security decision-making, the United States needs a State Department and a national security workforce that reflects the diversity of its citizens.
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.