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November 2018

Societal stigma and punitive legal frameworks often severely impede key populations’ rights to raise families free from interference and discrimination. The experiences of key population groups (gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, people who use drugs, sex workers, and transgender people) are diverse, and are informed by varying levels of criminalisation, stigma and discrimination, and individual factors such as socioeconomic... Read More

1 November 2018

International Drug Users’ Day is a deeply important day for our communities, and for INPUD as a network. The injustices inflicted upon the drug using community all over the world continue. If human rights are to be respected and defended, and if health is to be truly prioritised, then prohibition, and the so-called ‘war on drugs’, must end. As we have insisted, again and again, their dismantling must be led by those so catastrophically... Read More

October 2018

‘Taking stock: A decade of drug policy’ evaluates the impacts of drug policies implemented across the world over the past decade, using data from the United Nations (UN), complemented with peer-reviewed academic research and grey literature reports from civil society: the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) has produced this Shadow Report, to contribute constructively to high-level discussions on the next decade in global drug policy... Read More