Relatives mourn a person killed by Manila police for alleged drug involvement.

Duterte's bloody war continues apace

Iris Gonzales reflects on the Philippine president's controversial war on drugs.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
Russia's unseen casualties

Russia's unseen casualties

Those living with HIV in the Ukraine face an uncertain future following cuts to support services, reports Gabriella Jozwiak.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
What would legalization of drugs look like?

What would legalization of drugs look like?

Heroin in every lunchbox? Not quite. Medic Max Rendall answers your questions...

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012

Illegal drugs - THE FACTS

The demand for illegal drugs is solid and the trade in them resilient - in spite of expensive and punitive attempts to stop it.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012
Tipping point in North America? Cannabis legalization is on the ballots in three US states for the November election. While in Canada, this woman was one of many taking part in a public ‘smoke-off’ in Toronto earlier this year.

Legalize drugs - all of them!

NI editor Vanessa Baird looks at the many reasons why this is the only option that makes sense.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012
John Mc Carthy, founder of Mad Pride Ireland, followed by Molly Buckley, Mayor of Tullamore, and supporters at a Family Fun Day in the town in 2010. Mc Carthy’s goal – to battle stigma through community, laughter and love.

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Poisoned hills

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
A remarkable failure

A remarkable failure

Drug prohibition doesn’t work. Time to legalize instead, argues Rachel Godfrey Wood.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
The drugs don't work

The drugs don't work

Why young rural Indians end up addicted to pills

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
African village January, 2017
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Illegal drugs September, 2012
Illegal drugs September, 2012
Illegal drugs September, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Seed savers September, 2010
China in charge June, 2009
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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