Women Affected Hardest by Mix of Drugs, HIV and Prostitution

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Liza and Vitya shoot up heroin at home. Liza shares a room with HIV positive tattoo artist and heroin addict Vitya.

When it comes to populations affected by drugs in Central Asia, and in particular the southwestern Kyrgyz city of Osh, women drug users have long sat at the bottom of the priority list.

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Rena Effendi is a freelance photojournalist based in Baku.

Women Affected Hardest by Mix of Drugs, HIV and Prostitution

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