Dejusticia argues for the importance of a fiscal framework with a focus on financing the goals of reducing the illegal market, preserving public health and assisting populations affected by drug policy.
This collection of essays puts into sharp relief that state-sanctioned and extrajudicial killings in the name of drug control have less to do with preserving cultural values and more to do with preserving political power.
Sajwani and Williams identify obstacles in roll-out, including in relation to inadequate training, policy restrictions and stigma, whilst calling for further research to better understand the specifics of implementation and barriers in LMIC
CSFD identifies clear progress in the inclusion of gender issues and perspective in the new EU Drugs Strategy and Action plan, but recognises further development is crucial and provides recommendations.
HRI inventories a host of barriers in access to harm reduction services, including stigma, gender-based and structural violence, criminalisation, incarceration and limited gender-responsive and gender-affirming services.