War on drugs hitting poor women hard. The Thai government’s notion of a war on drugs has done little to solve the actual problem and has led instead to a larger number of women in prison.
About 85 per cent of female inmates are being held for drug-related offences and Thailand is said to have the world’s highest number of women prisoners – almost 19,000 – after the United States….
It’s a disgrace – across the world it’s the poorest people and the poorest countries who bear the brunt of the war on drugs
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