This briefing paper by IDPC and AFRILAW presents new evidence on the physical and mental violence faced by people who use drugs in Nigeria, both at the hands of law enforcement agents and in drug treatment centres.
IDPC presents key research on how the Committee on NGOs has effectively restricted civic space for drug NGOs wishing to engage in UN proceedings, and offers key recommendations for member states as they are preparing to elect new members of the Committee on NGOs in April 2022.
IDPC releases a user-friendly resource for people from all sectors who wish to understand the key objectives, principles and concepts relating to decriminalisation of drug use and how to advocate for it.
IDPC and APCOF summarise discussions from a multi-stakeholder meeting addressing the links between criminalisation and human rights violations, regional policy developments and avenues for future reform.
This report provides a comprehensive review of the human rights situation of people who use drugs in Nepal, and examines how Nepal’s repressive and outmoded drug policies are contributing to the violation of several human rights recognised under international and domestic law.
This PITCH paper highlights examples of positive shifts in policy, programme and service delivery as well as rights protections for people living with and at greatest risk of HIV, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.