Art from the Heart of Canberra

Art from the Heart1 of Canberra Showcasing the resilience of people who use drugs in the struggle of the war against drugs. A sustainable art project successfully addressing stigmatisation. Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy, Australia Since the beginning of the war on drugs, governments and media have created a negative representation of people […]

Harm Reduction in Indonesia Failing Women Who Use Drugs (2019)

The state of tailored harm reduction services for women globally is notoriously poor, with the situation in Indonesia providing a snapshot of the barriers many women who use drugs face around the world. Compared to their male counterparts, Women who use drugs (WUDs) face increased stigma, threats of violence, social exclusion and gender discrimination. This […]

Women & Harm Reduction International Network (WHRIN) statement (2019)

The criminalization of drug users and associated stigma are factors that create the most harm for people who use drugs (PUD). These harms are significantly compounded for women who use drugs, with implications that permeate health, socio-economic status, family, and entire communities. Eighty-three million women use illicit drugs globally (1/3 of the total PUD estimate). […]