Why Wouldn’t I Discriminate Against All Of Them? – A Report on Stigma & Discrimination Towards The Injecting Drug User Community

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Following on from AIVL’s Market Research Report into stigma and discrimination towards injecting drug users AIVL sort to further explore a range of questions from the perspective of people who inject drugs, to ask how current attitudes towards our community have developed over time and left us in a situation where we are almost universally categorised as social pariahs whose lives are of no value.

We felt we needed to ‘look back’ and try to pinpoint the origins of many of these views before we could make any meaningful effort to look forward’ and begin the process of challenging and changing the tired narratives that dominates injecting drug users’ lives. This report outlines these origins and includes recommendations to guide action for all who seek to make a difference by encouraging genuine change.

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