This powerful account of women's life stories sheds light on the shared patterns of abuse that women who use drugs experience throughout their lives, and most violently, through their time in treatment and rehabilitation centres in Mexico.
By Corina GiacomelloCentro de Investigaciones Jurídicas de la Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas, México
This publication summarises the experiences and stories of affected female small farmers and aims to encourage political decision-makers and implementing organisations to include them in their development-oriented drug programmes.
What are the most recent trends regarding women’s incarceration in the Americas? Who are the women behind bars? Experts from the IACHR and from Brazil, Mexico, and the United States will investigate these questions and more in what promises to be an eye-opening conversation.