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Women Who Use Drugs & Peer Workers

Two groups who can use some extra attention in the harm reduction field: women and peer workers. A project in South Africa puts them front and center.

Women who use drugs face additional challenges on the streets compared to their male counterparts. The harm reduction field far too often neglects the needs of women.

To some extent, the same is true for peer workers: incredibly valuable staff in any impactful service. How can local services make sure that peer workers are valued, supported and living up to their full potential?

Read more about this project on our new project page



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