INDIA: Mizoram, women need treatment ~ Addiction, HIV/AIDS, Take Action!

North east India: Recognizing female injecting drug users August 2011 - Twenty-two year old Chawngmawii from Mizoram state, north east India left home when she was sixteen. Having suffered abuse while growing up, she started living on the streets and became addicted to injecting drugs. Chawngmawii turned to sex work to support her drug habit and was diagnosed with HIV in 2008. With the help of a local organisation, Chawngmawii started visiting a centre that catered … [Read more...]

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