EHRN's report „HIV and the Law in Eastern Europe and Central Asia“ (2011) reveals brutal drug users human rights violations and calls on governments to implement humane drug policies which support rights of millions of people who use drugs and promote effective measures in response to HIV epidemic.
Newly released report presents the results of monitoring of human rights violations in the region of EECA and recommendations to address urgent issues in the sphere of HIV and to improve access to prevention and care. The report was developed on the basis of collaboration among communities of people who use drugs from EECA who provided their personal stories to highlight most typical violations of health and social rights. The report was prepared in the framework of „Involving Drug Users in the Activities of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law‘ project which was conducted by EHRN from April to October 2011 with support from the Open Society Foundations.
The publication is released with financial support from the Open Society Institute. The views expressed in the publication do not necessarily reflect the official position of the donor.