Violence, policing & punishment

Compulsory centres for drug users

6 July 2022
Compulsory drug treatment and rehabilitation, health, and human rights

Compulsory drug treatment and rehabilitation, health, and human rights

This collection of papers on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the 'UN Joint Statement on Compulsory Drug Detention and Rehabilitation Centres' offers pathways for concerted action to achieve health and human rights for all people whose lives involve drugs.
12 January 2022
Compulsory treatment and rehabilitation in East and Southeast Asia

Compulsory treatment and rehabilitation in East and Southeast Asia

UNAIDS and UNODC document progress and case examples pertaining to the transition from compulsory facilities for people who use drugs towards voluntary community-based treatment and complementary health, harm reduction and social support services in Asia-Pacific.
22 June 2021
Therapeutic communities in Brazil

Therapeutic communities in Brazil

SSRC provides eight analyses on the role of therapeutic communities as instruments of public policy in Brazil.
5 December 2020
Rehabs in need for revamps

Rehabs in need for revamps

Bangladesh's rehab centres are in need of emergency reform, where patients are regularly abused and harmed as part of their "treatment".