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Women, Drug Policy, and Incarceration in the Americas

This roundtable, organized by the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the OAS, CIM/OAS, IDPC, and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) explored the increased participation of women in all spheres of the illicit drugs market, as well as the gender dynamics of their involvement.

The Colombian Peace Process: A Northern Ireland Perspective

In this taped event, trade unionists and legislators involved in the Northern Ireland peace process share their experiences and lessons learned, applying them to the current process in Colombia.

VIDEO: Four Deportation Practices that put Migrants in Danger

See WOLA's video from a migrant’s shelter in Matamoros—a city in Mexico across from Brownsville, Texas, that is plagued with drug-related violence. Often, drug cartels prey on deported migrants because they are particularly vulnerable. In spite of security risks, deportations to this city have increased five-fold in the last four years.