Eurasia is located on a major trafficking route to Europe. Influenced by Russia, Eurasian governments continue to impose severe criminal sanctions on people who use drugs and dealers. This has led to repeated cases of violence and intimidation against people who use drugs, and a health crisis with an explosion of HIV infections among this vulnerable group.
Sexism Free Night Seminar, taking place on the 20th of May in Barcelona, will be a combination of activities, mix of presentations and side events, all aiming to present a full spectrum of topics around Sexism in Nightlife.
The invasion risks entrenching and accentuating government repression against organisations perceived to spouse values deemed as 'Western' by the regime, including those working in harm reduction and HIV prevention.
INPUD stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian Network of People who Use Drugs, the Ukrainian Network of Women who Use Drugs and all Ukrainian peers, colleagues, and friends against the invasion of their country by Russia.