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For Funders, a Responsible Exit Is an Elusive Ideal

February 8, 2016by Jonathan Cohen

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016by Andi Dobrushi

Open Society Voices

Hope for Improving Health Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations

February 9, 2016 | by Kellen Russionello

A new program in California could vastly improve both health and criminal justice outcomes for the state’s most vulnerable populations.

For Funders, a Responsible Exit Is an Elusive Ideal

February 8, 2016 | by Jonathan Cohen

How do foundations decide when a grantee can survive without them?

Grantee Spotlight

Women Speak Up Against an Archaic Abortion Law in Northern Ireland

January 27, 2016 | by Kellie O’Dowd

Why is it still illegal to take a pill the World Health Organization calls an essential medicine?

To Change Drug Policy, First Change the Way You Measure It

January 21, 2016 | by Dan Werb

Many governments are using the wrong metrics to evaluate their approach to drugs.

Grantee Spotlight

The Many Consequences of Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17, 2015 | by Julia Lukomnik

Across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a number of innovative programs are helping to counter the threats that sex workers face on a regular basis.

A Chance to Get Drug Policy Right

December 17, 2015 | by Daniel Wolfe, Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.

A New Look Behind the Pricing of a $1,000 Pill

December 7, 2015 | by Azzi Momenghalibaf

A U.S. Senate investigation concludes that a blockbuster hepatitis C drug was priced to drive profits, not innovation. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

“Scared Straight” Anti-Drug Programs Aren’t Scaring Kids at All

November 25, 2015 | by Joanne Csete

A new report suggests that fear-based abstinence programs like D.A.R.E. might actually increase drug use among youth.

The Grim Numbers and Human Cost of Violence against Trans People

November 20, 2015 | by Carla LaGata/Carsten Balzer, Boglarka Fedorko

This year, 271 murdered trans and gender-diverse people will be added to the list of those honored on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Grantee Spotlight

Why Mothers of Children with Disabilities Are Suddenly Talking in Kyrgyzstan

November 17, 2015 | by Kimberly O’Haver

In a country where disabilities invite stigma and discrimination, a discussion group is starting to change minds—and, possibly, laws.

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