Nischa Pieris is a gender specialist at the Inter-American Commission of Women of the Organization of American States.
Across Asia, we need to give the women incarcerated by the ‘war on drugs’ a voice
Only then will the public begin to see the human face of repressive policies and the lives destroyed in the pursuit...
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...
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...