Sustainable livelihood interventions of women who use drugs
Women who use drugs are often marginalized, living under difficult circumstances such as in the informal settlements of large cities. To increase uptake of harm reduction services and reduce health inequalities related to drug use, it will be important to implement effective sustainable livelihood interventions. Economically empowering women, who use drugs will ensure easier social reintegration back to society, reduce human rights violations and stigma and discrimination.
What will Women Nest Do?
- Engage women who use drugs to design sustainable livelihood interventions
- Fundraise for seed capital to initiate sustainable livelihood activities.
- Support women who use drugs to establish successful sustainable livelihood activities.
What Women Nest aims to achieve….
- Economically empowered women who use drugs able to access health and harm reduction interventions.
- Documentation of best practices in sustainable livelihoods for women who use drugs.
- Social re-integration of women who use drugs back to society.
- Reduction of stigma, discrimination and human rights violations of women who use drugs.