Support. Don’t Punish.

Youth RISE have been involved in a number of events taking place all around the world for the Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action on the 26th of June. The campaign, organized by IDPC, takes place annually to coincide with the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Events took place in 250 cities across 90 countries, with Youth RISE members being involved in events in Ireland, Mexico, South Africa, Lithuania and beyond. The events ranged from online awareness campaigns, to protests involving key stakeholders and local politicians, with the wider campaign mobilizing thousands of people all across the world to advocate for an end to punitive punishments and an end to the War on Drugs!