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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

Open Society Voices

Yes, Strengthen the Health System—But Strengthen It for All

September 22, 2015 | Christine Stegling

Christine Stegling is working to make sure that as we strengthen the global health system, no one is left behind.

Ukraine Applies Anti-Torture Standards to Health Care

September 1, 2015 | Naomi Burke-Shyne

Since deciding the Convention against Torture applies to health facilities, Ukraine has helped patients get the palliative care they need.

A Human Rights Treaty Finally Recognizes the Right to Palliative Care

August 24, 2015 | Gabriela B. de Luca

Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.

The Open Society Foundations Remember “Bo” Burt

August 19, 2015 | Kathleen Foley

As a board member for the Project on Death in America, Burt worked tirelessly to transform the culture of dying in the United States.

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Cannabis Debate

August 12, 2015 | Dan Werb

With the rapid movement on cannabis regulation happening around the world, it’s more important than ever that the public gets the hard facts.

Ukraine’s Deadly Medicines Bottleneck

August 4, 2015 | Daniel Wolfe

With the government turning its back on regions it has lost control of, dwindling medicine stockpiles in Ukraine threaten the lives of thousands.

Why Amnesty International Must Hold Firm in Its Support for Sex Workers

July 28, 2015 | Sebastian Kohn

The global human rights group may support the decriminalization of sex work. Now, it faces criticism led, in part, by Hollywood celebrities.

Portraits from Prison Tell Stories of Women in the Drug War

July 27, 2015 | Mary Miller Flowers

In Latin America, the most perverse consequences of the drug war are borne by women.

Uganda’s Leap Forward on the Right to Health

July 14, 2015 | Primah Kwagala

After a woman died from medical neglect during childbirth, Ugandan courts stepped in and delivered a big victory for all.

Injustice Is Bad for Your Health

July 8, 2015 | Tamar Ezer

Violations of rights pose a fundamental threat to people’s health and well-being. Thankfully, programs that improve people’s access to justice can help.

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