Coletta A. Youngers is a Senior Fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Associate at the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC). Follow her on Twitter: @ColettaYoungers
Is the ‘war on drugs’ destroying women’s lives?
Across the world, women are being incarcerated at an alarming rate for drug offences. The vast majority are single...
Why is the UN failing to solve the ‘world drug problem’?
On 19 April, the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) meets to find a solution to the failed...
Women are bearing the brunt of our most punitive drug policies
From Colombia to Thailand, drug policy reforms are urgently needed to end the mass incarceration of women for drug...