New Photo Essay Illustrates the Devastating Impact of Punitive Drug Laws on Incarcerated Women in Bolivia

Today, the Andean Information Network (AIN) and the Washington Office on Latin America – WOLA are releasing a new photo essay in a series that sheds light on the human and social cost of current drug policies in Bolivia and across the Americas.

“Punished for Being Poor” tells the story of Nayeli, an indigenous woman incarcerated for transporting 3 kilograms of cocaine base paste.

Find the photoessay at:…/poverty-and-incarceration/

Washington Office on Latin America – WOLA
The Andean Information Network