The Andrey Rylkov Foundation

ARF is a grass-roots organization with a mission to promote and develop humane drug policy based on tolerance, protection of health, dignity and human rights. We use 4 key strategies: advocacy, human rights watchdog, service provision and capacity-building of affected communities.

Action against ill treatment and overincarceration

Action against ill treatment and overincarceration
We organize public campaigns and actions against violations of the State that represses drug users while not providing essential services and help. Protest near the Federal Drug Control Service (view small | med | large | orig)

Team meeting

Team meeting
Since we dont have an office, we organize team and volunteer meetings and seminars in flats and small cafes, but we try to keep our team up to date and have education events as often as possible (view small | med | large | orig)

Syringe carpet in Moscow parks

Syringe carpet in Moscow parks
Drug use in Moscow is very widespread and some parks are covered with syringes - just like that! We organize regular actions to collect and discharge the syringes (view small | med | large | orig)

Outreach work in Mariino

Outreach work in Mariino
Outreach in summer is fun and very dynamic! (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing health materials and advice

Providing health materials and advice
Our volunteer medical advisor goes out at nights to provide information, rapid testing and counselling to drug users (view small | med | large | orig)

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