2019 | Change story 1: From service recipients to drivers of change – developing adolescent drug users into leaders in Ukraine

AFEW Ukraine has involved most-at-risk youth in localgovernment policy development and service delivery since 2016. The youth leaders received support from the local project staff at every stage of Leaders Project’s planning and implementation.…

2017 | Track Record Case UKRAINE – AFEW UKRAINE

Regional partner AFEW-Ukraine and their local partners conducted this case study and documented lessons learnt from raising a new generation of young advocates for young people who use drugs in Ukraine.

2015 | Operational Research: Better Access To Services for Adolescents Who Use Drugs in Ukraine

This operational research report (2015) identifies the enabling factors and barriers of access and adherence of young PWUD to HIV prevention programmes. Based on interviews with 85 Ukrainian young PWUD and 24 experts, in four project sites of…

2015 | Video: Today’s youth, tomorrow’s key populations? Why UNGASS matters for young people who use drugs in Ukraine

https://youtu.be/oUvaRUCcePE For many years, people who use drugs in Ukraine, especially those younger than 18 years, have been facing serious barriers that prevent them from accessing support services. The strict drug legislation, resulting…

2014 | Video: Using drugs, reducing risks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-hTfH6klXo Yarali works as an outreach worker for our partner SPIN+, where he provides peer support for people who use drugs in Tajikistan. Yarali very much remembers his first time. Like many youngsters he started…

2014 | Thesis: Advocacy For the Human Rights of People Who Use Drugs

This master thesis (2014) shows how and to what extent advocacy for human rights of PWUD is part of the activities of harm reduction organisations. Based on seventeen in-depth and sixteen survey interviews with harm reduction and advocacy professionals…

2012 | Desk Research: Health and Rights of LGBT in Ukraine [English & Russian]

In this baseline report (2012), COC Netherlands and LiGa describe the health and human rights situation of LGBT people in Ukraine.Key words: baseline, Ukraine, LGBT, health, rights