In Pune, the Support Don’t Punish Day of Action ran for 4 days! On 25th June, a meeting with women who use drugs centred around gender-specific drug issues, including partner violence, was held. On 26th, a march across the city with SDP banners was organised. Participants included community members, NGO staff members and PWUD. After the march, a sensitisation meeting was held to educate community members on the harms caused by criminalisation of PWUD, attended by police offers and commissioners. On 27th June, a football match was held between local college students, PWUD, PLWHIV and NGO workers, and finally on 28th June the SDP team visited the National Defence Academy cadets and the E-Space building to raise awareness of the SDP campaign messages.
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Elsewhere, colleagues embarked on a 470-kilometre motorcycle tour with public outreach and photoshoots along the Delhi-Rajasthan highway, stopping in Bhiwadi, Alwar and Bhangarh.