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How Pop Culture Can Help Roma See Themselves as Survivors

August 1, 2016Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez
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The New Face of Solidarity

August 16, 2016Deepa Iyer

Open Society Voices

All Too Familiar with the War on Drugs, Latin America Offers Advice to Africa

October 27, 2015 | Daniela Westphal Huber

At the center of the world’s illicit drug trade, Latin America is well positioned to teach other regions of the Global South what it’s learned about smarter drug policy.

Grantee Spotlight

The Massive Civic Mobilization That’s Welcoming Refugees in Croatia

October 26, 2015 | Emina Buzinkic

When Hungary closed its border with Serbia, refugees began pouring into Croatia. A broad coalition of volunteers has been working to support them ever since.

Only a Radical Overhaul of the System Can Reclaim Medicines for the Public Interest

October 21, 2015 | Els Torreele

The pharmaceutical industry isn’t delivering innovation the public needs—but drug makers are reaping the profits they demand. It’s time to rethink the system.

Sexual Harassment in the “World’s Most Dangerous Country for Women”

October 20, 2015 | Mustafa Daimerkisha

Though education and employment opportunities for Afghan women have improved, a rampant culture of harassment makes it difficult to take advantage of them.

An Effort to Assist Refugees Arriving on Greece’s Islands

October 20, 2015 | Epaminondas Farmakis

The first stop for many refugees entering Europe, Greece’s islands often lack the systems and infrastructure needed to handle the influx.


After a Long Haul, Refugees Settle Into New Lives Far from Home

October 16, 2015 | Antonia Zafeiri

American photographer Amanda Rivkin captures Europe’s refugees where we rarely see them: in their new homes, after the journey is over.

What the “Roma Decade” Really Achieved

October 16, 2015 | Judit Szira

Amid setbacks in housing, health, and employment, Roma did make remarkable gains in one area: education.

Social Workers in Kyrgyzstan Fight for Respect

October 15, 2015 | Saltanat Childress, Bermet Ubaidillaeva

In a country reeling from health, migration, and economic crises, the professionals who work to hold families and communities together are shockingly undervalued.

Want to Enhance Border Security? Improve Human Security.

October 14, 2015 | Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh

Discussions of border security often neglect the human security needs of the communities whose lives are directly affected by what goes on there.

Six Questions the Candidates Must Answer at the Presidential Debate and Beyond

October 13, 2015 | Jeremy Ravinsky

From drug policy to the refugee crisis, voters deserve to know how the people running for president will respond to the world’s most pressing problems.