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Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in Germany

This briefing paper provides an overview of how German law and legal practice interprets the principles of universal jurisdiction with respect to international atrocity crimes.

El Movimiento #MeToo de México

Mujeres de todo México están contando sus propias historias de acoso y agresiones. Es tiempo de que las escuchemos. English

Open Arms in Eastern Kentucky

Through filmmaking and community building, Open Society Youth Fellow Oakley Fugate is creating space for young LGBTI people in Appalachia.

Mexico’s #MeToo Moment

Women throughout Mexico are sharing their own stories of harassment and assault. It’s time we listened to them. Español

Celebrating 10 Years of Investing in Roma Health

First established in 2008, the Roma Health Scholarships Program was intended to support young Roma trying to ensure their communities got the health care they deserved. More than a decade later, there’s no doubt it worked.

Whose City Is It Anyway?

The Berlin office of the Open Society Foundations hosts a conversation on housing rights, exclusion, and the future of Berlin as a capital of activism.

What Are Intersex Rights?

Secrecy and ignorance fuel the discrimination intersex people face throughout the world. This explainer answers some common questions about intersex people and the movement to secure their rights.

Why Investing in Early Childhood Matters

The early childhood years offer an unparalleled opportunity to alleviate the effects of social disadvantage and to break cycles of poverty and inequality.

Jokes for Justice in Latin America

What role can humor play in promoting open society? In this video, Open Society Foundations grantees, staff, and partners explore how comedians and activists in Latin America use comedy to support human rights and democracy.

Using the Law to Empower the People of the Greater Mekong

In a region of the world where governmental and corporate forces often trample the rights of marginalized communities, the Mekong Legal Network is working to ensure the rule of law is accessible to those who need it most.

Universal Jurisdiction Law and Practice in France

This briefing paper provides an overview of how French law and practice interprets the principles of universal jurisdiction with respect to international atrocity crimes.

Nigerian Democracy’s Uncertain Future

The 2019 general election in Nigeria was marred by intimidation, dysfunction, and credible allegations of fraud. Here is why pro-democracy and civil society groups around the world should take notice.

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