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We continue to push for humane alternatives

People who use drugs continue to face stigma and discrimination in Indonesia. The assignment of a new head of the National Narcotics Agency, Budi Waseso, has brought a host of new challenges. For example, he has plans to build a prison for people on drug-related charges on an isolated island ......

My proud moment at ICASA

My name is Bradley Fortuin, I’m 26 years old and I live in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. In my country, one in four people are living with HIV, so all people are directly or indirectly affected by HIV and AIDS. I myself, for example, had to deal with the ......

How I became empowered

My name is Allen and I live in Uganda. I do sex work in Wandegeya, a neighbourhood in Kampala. In my country, sex workers have to face stigma and are often arrested by the police and imprisoned. I used to fear police officers so much. However, one day I met ......