Category Archives: Human Rights Violations

Pregnant and No Civil Rights – SHAME USA SHAME!

Just to let everyone know that this incredibly brave and humane organisation of truly dedicated and amazing women in the USA, NAPW (National Advocates for Pregnant Women) have exploded onto the pages of the New York Times with yet another … Continue reading

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New Jersey continues the USA trend of hyper-regulation and persecution of pregnant women who use/d drugs

An almost unbelievable trend towards the criminalisation, persecution, over-regulation and management  of pregnant women who use drugs, is taking place across the US. Tomorrow marks a particularly disturbing day as we watch court proceedings in the state of New Jersey … Continue reading

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Voices From The Global Movement Of People Who Use Drugs

See the faces of the worlds drug user activists and hear their successes and the challenges ahead Continue reading

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Every Graph, Stat and Data Point You Need For Research on U.S. Mass Incarceration

Originally posted on Prison Photography:
For the last 30 years, there have been clear regional differences in states’ use of the prison, with the southern states relying on the prison the most often. (See larger.) The small, independent and incredibly…

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Global Network of Sex Work Projects launches a global consensus against violence

17th of December is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers NSWP (known as Global Network of Sex Worker Projects) is publishing the results of a global consultation exercise, carried out with members in every region, and now written … Continue reading

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