Motion graphic: Why gender matters in drug addiction


In Europe, around 37 million women have used an illicit drug at least once in their lifetime. Around 100 000 enter drug treatment every year and nearly 2 000 die from drug overdose. Over the last decade, the gender gap has been narrowing among young school students who use drugs.

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Music: Akcija, Plunge Remix 320; Leadgem, Chillpi­l (Creative Commons License)