Harm Reduction Resources

Harm Reduction Resources

A. International Instruments


B. Regional Instruments



C. Other Declarations and Statements

D. Harm Reduction – Generally

E. Human Rights & Harm Reduction – General

F. Right to Life

G. Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment

(see also “Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest and Detention”)

H. Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest and Detention

(see also “Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment”)

I. Right to a Fair Trial

J. Right to Privacy

K. Right to Non-discrimination

L. Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health

M. Right to an Adequate Standard of Living and Right to Work

N. Women

O. Children

P. Key Populations – HIV/AIDS, TB or Hepatitis

Q. Key Populations – Prisoners

R. Key Populations – Sex Workers

S. Key Populations – LGBTQ and MSM

  • Bourne A, “Drug Use Among Men who Have Sex with Men. Implications for Harm Reduction”, Chapter 3.3, in Harm Reduction International, The Global State of Harm Reduction (2012). www.ihra.net/global-state-of-harm-reduction-2012.
  • Csete J and Cohen J, “Health Benefits of Legal Services for Criminalized Populations: The Case of People Who Use Drugs, Sex Workers and Sexual and Gender Minorities”, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 38, no. 816 (2010). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21105945.

T. Advocacy, Training and Programming Materials

U. Periodicals

V. Websites