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A Week of Stunning Victories for Youth Justice

January 29, 2016by Marsha Levick
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The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016by Shamil Ibragimov

Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

“Artivism” Gets a 21st-Century Makeover

September 28, 2015 | by Alan Jenkins

Artists are taking on police bias, criminal justice reform, and equal opportunity, as voices old and new tell fresh stories and organize for change.

Reaching the Moveable Middle on Abortion in Latin America

September 28, 2015 | by Mónica Roa

Bit by bit, Latin American countries are legalizing access to abortion. But all to often, women find it next to impossible to exercise those rights.

Grantee Spotlight

From Hungary to Austria on Foot

September 25, 2015 | by Tamás Richárd Bodoky

An investigative journalist joins the migrants traveling through Hungary by foot, and finds acts of kindness amid the chaos.

Grantee Spotlight

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

September 22, 2015 | by Christine Stegling

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

Grantee Spotlight

What the Pope’s Visit Means for Social Justice

September 22, 2015 | by Jennifer Butler

Pope Francis’s U.S. trip presents a tremendous opportunity to harness his popularity for progressive change.

The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society

September 22, 2015 | by Chris Stone

By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.

The Obscure Global Organization That’s Unwittingly Undermining Civil Society

September 21, 2015 | by Iva Dobichina

Few people have heard of the Financial Action Task Force, but its activities, whether intentionally or not, are causing problems for nonprofits around the world.

Why Europe’s “Roma Decade” Didn’t Lead to Inclusion

September 21, 2015 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

The Decade of Roma Inclusion aimed to close the gaps between Roma and the rest of society, but thanks to opportunistic politicians, some of those gaps are wider than ever.

Grantee Spotlight

How Can This Indefinite Incarceration Policy Be Constitutional?

September 18, 2015 | by Donysha Smith

Soros Justice Fellow Galen Baughman was imprisoned for over two years past his release date. Now he’s working to make sure others don’t suffer the same fate.

With Upcoming Election, Tanzania Shows the Limits of “Good Enough Governance”

September 17, 2015 | by Bram Dijkstra, Marta Martinelli

For half a century, Tanzania’s ruling party has clung to power. But a legitimate opposition coalition may mount a significant challenge this October.

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