OSF-SA has in the last few years supported grantees and a new national coalition that provides free advice and legal support.
In line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, which recognises access to justice as a component of development, OSF developed new work to expand political and legal empowerment
Deepening rights and access to community justice services, particularly for marginalised groups. The Open Society Foundations has supported the decriminalisation of sex work in South Africa since 1999, to date.
OSF-SA over the years has provided support to and continues to support organisations promoting human rights especially for LGBTI persons, women, sex workers, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, people living with HIV and AIDS. and children living in South Africa.