UN-BACKED NARCOTICS CONTROL BODY CALLS FOR MORE POLICIES TO ADDRESS DRUG DEPENDENCE AMONG WOMEN

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Despite eradication and education efforts, drug use, especially heroin, remains rampant in parts of Myanmar. Photo: IRIN

UN-BACKED NARCOTICS CONTROL BODY CALLS FOR MORE POLICIES TO ADDRESS DRUG DEPENDENCE AMONG WOMEN

Citing a significant rise over the past year in the number of women dying from drug overdoses globally, the independent expert body which monitors Governments’ compliance with the United Nations international drug control treaties is today calling for the implementation of gender-sensitive drug policies and programmes. Read more

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