The ascent of Manipur’s women and their descent into drugs — IndiaSpend

Boinu (​left), 29, ​a female injecting drug user and sex worker, ​talks to Anita Devi​ who works at the Imphal centre of the Nirvana Foundation, and NGO​ which provides health and harm-reduction services to 236 ​women through a government-sponsored targeted intervention project. Photo: Sarita Santoshini

A report about the lives and struggles of female injecting drug users in Manipur, a conflict-ridden state in northeast India, and the kind of health mechanism and social support that exists for them. Read the piece on IndiaSpend.

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