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Monday, September 2, 2013

160 Swedish CSOs recognize alcohol as a hindrance to development


The Swedish NGO umbrella organisation “Forum Syd” has adopted a policy document which points at alcohol as a hindrance to development and a factor which can obstruct work for rights and poverty reduction. 160 NGOs are members of Forum Syd
In spite of the WHO Global Strategy to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol, which was adopted by the World Health Assembly in May 2010 and in spite of a considerable increase of scientific evidence about the harm caused to individuals, families, communities and society, it is rare that alcohol is recognized as an obstacle to development.  > > > >  Read More