Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network (ZCLDN), is doing a campaign in Chitungwiza on the 10th of March 2017. It is a harm reduction and prevention awareness campaign on drugs. The main idea of this campaign is to echo the idea that people have the right to be safe and supported even if they are not ready or willing to abstain from illicit drug use. A harm reduction approach involves giving people who use drugs choices that can help them protect their health.
It is a our organisation’s way of starting an advocate in the change in drug laws that have been put in Zimbabwe i.e the Criminal Cordification Act Chapter 9. Our view is that drug users are not criminals but their issues are on the public health issues. In this light, our view as an organization is that those who manufacture and supply drugs are the criminals who should be behind bars.