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Cause for Alarm: The Incarceration of Women for Drug Offences in Europe and Central Asia, and the need for Legislative and Sentencing Reform

Via Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights
Over 112,000 women are in prison across Europe and Central Asia 31,000 of these women are incarcerated for drug offences. This represents 28%, or more than one in four, of all women in prison in the region. In some countries, up to 70% of female prisoners are incarcerated for drug offences
Via www.ihra.net

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