Adela Llatja Cecilia Farfán-Méndez Nara Denilse de Araujo Jennifer Fleetwood Sarah David

Invisible women in drug economies and gender sensitive drug policies

A Talk by Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez , Dr. Adela Llatja , Sarah David , Nara Denilse de Araujo and Jennifer Fleetwood

About this Talk

This roundtable discussion aims to shed light on the underlying reasons for women's involvement in the drug economy and the different roles they play within it. It will also address the critical issue of designing gender-sensitive drug policies, with a strong focus on consistently recognising and addressing the different realities, interests and needs of women and men. It also seeks to address gender inequalities and bring them to the forefront of policy considerations.

18 October 2023, 05:30 PM

05:30 PM - 06:45 PM

About The Speakers

Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Head of Security Research Programs, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego


Adela Llatja

Dr. Adela Llatja

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

GPDPD Albania


Sarah David

Sarah David

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


Nara Denilse de Araujo

Nara Denilse de Araujo

Ministry of Justice and Public Security Brazil

National Director - Prevention and Social Reintegration Department of the Brazilian Secretariat on Drug Policies


Jennifer Fleetwood

Jennifer Fleetwood

Goldsmiths University of London