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"Our goal is to provide migrant workers a steady voice they can tune into when they need to hear from home."
For Nepalese migrant workers unable to return home to search for family, the Ujyaalo radio network has become a reliable link to the tragedy.
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What do candidates really mean when they say they want to end mass incarceration?
The presidential candidates’ interest in the subject is most welcome. But we need a deeper discussion to fix what’s wrong.
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True, true.  The 'economics' of the prison system, institutional racism, inadequate education systems, and poverty, poverty, poverty must be matrixed into the conversation!
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A Roma family evicted. A peace march in solidarity organized. What happens next holds hope for Albania.
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"Younger residents, especially, don’t see their district’s emerging ethnic diversity as a problem."
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1.) Decriminalization respects human rights and dignity.
This brief provides ten reasons why decriminalizing sex work is the best policy for promoting health and human rights for sex workers, their families, and communities.
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"Those who torture, those who violate human rights, they’re afraid of buzz."
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Is an oil discovery a windfall or a curse? Depends if you’ve got a good lawyer.
Meet the volunteer legal experts ensuring that resource development doesn’t bulldoze people’s lives.
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Think you know what Islamophobia is?
Would you recognize it if you saw it?
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These scholars are breaking down outdated notions of disability.
Open Society’s Disability Rights Scholarship Program is cultivating a new generation of lawyers and advocates who can fight for disability rights for years to come.
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Secretive governments and social norms that discourage debate have held back quality journalism in many Arab countries. A new initiative aims to change that.
Secretive governments and social norms that discourage debate have held back quality journalism in many Arab countries. A new initiative aims to change that.
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Should other cities copy Seattle’s approach to drugs and sex work?
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The LEAD Evaluation report establishes a case for communities adopting a harm reduction - restorative justice framework for public policy to implement similar programs .
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"A staggering 100 percent of research participants stated that they had felt discriminated against, harassed, or victimized when interacting with state institutions."
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Working in every part of the world, the Open Society Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities. Learn more about our mission.