U.N. Narcotics Control Board President Urges Nations To Improve Access To Drug Treatment For Women
U.N. News Centre: Interview: Head of U.N. drug body urges greater access to treatment for women
“Women continue to be disproportionately affected by drug use and face obstacles in accessing treatment, compared to men, according to the president of the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board (INCB). Viroj Sumyai, who recently presented the board’s annual report to the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), urged member states to integrate gender perspectives in the elaboration of their drug policies to address this discrepancy…” (8/1).
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