Prisons, Detention and Drug Policy
Punitive drug policy has led to over incarceration and prison overcrowding globally. It has driven involuntary treatment and detention of people who use drugs.
Our work on prisons, detention and drug policy sheds light on the harms of incarceration in order to advocate for the rights of people in prisons and those who are detained in other settings.
people incarcerated for drug offences globally
people in drug detention centres in Asia
criminalise drug use and possession
14 June 2021
The Harms of incarceration
13 December 2021
Global Scan: COVID-19 Vaccinations in Prisons
10 February 2016
HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Prisons – Monitoring Tool
15 October 2021
Drug Control and Detention in Sri Lanka
30 September 2020
COVID-19 prison decongestion measures: global scan