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Human rights, drug policy and HIV
Russia’s drug users have a right to needles, methadone and dignity
Against the grain: the story of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation
People who made me wiser
Interviews with patients of the Yekaterinburg TB clinic which is known as “the last way clinic” among its patients.
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ARF needs your support to continue providing lifesaving health and human rights aid to young disadvantaged drug users on the streets of Moscow, Russia. You can find a description of our project and donate here.


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July 15th, 2015

Today, July 15th, starting form at 9:00:01 EDT and till 23:59:59 EDT the Global Giving (resourse we use to attract funding for our harm reduction activities) is having a Partner Rewards Bonus Day and will match all donations by 50% so your support will be magnified. All donations to be made within this period will go on our work with children of people who use drugs.


July 15th, 2015

Leading AIDS expert says at least 2 million will be infected within the next five years


July 11th, 2015

On the 26th of June the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice (ARF), together with the representatives from the Eurasian Network of People Who Use Drugs (ENPUD) took part in the international “Support. Don't punish” campaign.


June 19th, 2015

In May 2015 members of the Russian Civil Society Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reforms in Russia, with technical assistance of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation drafted and submitted to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights a paper named "Russian Drug Policy as a Distorting Reflection of the UN Drug Conventions: Stigmatizing Language, Overreliance on Punitive Restrictions, Indifference to Human Rights, and Obliteration of Science".


June 17th, 2015

Waiting with his rucksack full of clean syringes by a pharmacy in the Moscow suburbs, Maxim Malyshev is fighting a lonely battle on the frontline of Russia's spiralling AIDS epidemic....read AFP article about our harm reduction work on the streets of Moscow.


June 7th, 2015

Since the New Year, the Andrey Rylkov Foundation has begun a new project: events for children whose parents use drugs. This text is about one event ARF recently organized within this project.


May 25th, 2015

Infection rates are set to hit three million, but drug use and unsafe sex - the main causes - are rife. The Guardian on HIV in Russia and the work of our harm reduction project in Moscow.