In a recent Monash Health Humanities, GLaD research lead Kate Seear drew connections between the ways in which people with endometriosis and people who use drugs are subject to stigmatising judgements regarding which patients are ‘genuine’ pain patients, deserving of care, and which are ‘non-genuine’, ‘drug seekers’ or ‘addicts’.
In our latest article, we explore how alcohol and other drugs issues are considered in human rights scrutiny processes in Australian parliaments.
Global discussion about human rights in drug policy reform is increasing. There are several studies that advocate for the need for human rights in drug
We are excited to announce the publication of the first article from the ARC-funded project, ‘A world-first “post-human rights” framework for drug policy’. Co-authored by
Australia has long been a leader in critical alcohol and other drug (AOD) scholarship. Much of this work draws on feminist theory, including feminist science studies, to identify and examine ideas about agency and materiality in drug policy and practice. Often, this work also prioritises issues specific to gender, such as how the law conceptualises links between drugs and family violence, or how it understands the relationship between alcohol and sexual assault.