As part of its mission, Dianova actively engages with vulnerable populations, including substance abuser, homeless people and migrants. However, beyond Dianova’s direct services, the organization engages in advocacy activities to change or strengthen the policies and practices that affect them.
We are committed to bring positive changes in drug policies and reduce the stigma and discrimination for drug users and people in recovery.
11/15/2016A review of Chile's drug policies and a call against prohibitionist strategies, by María de los Ángeles Lobos Palacios
9/27/2016The Dianova network supports the EU minimum quality standards in drug demand reduction endorsed by the Council of the European Union
9/5/2016Therapeutic communities differ from other treatment approaches principally in their use of the community as a key agent of change
Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment
We defend human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment and education as an essential component of Universal Justice.
8/4/2016Objective: advocating for women’s rights and gender equality in international and regional forums
5/24/2016Adapting treatment modalities to the specific needs of women
4/7/2016"Women and drugs" - A contribution from the Atenea Foundation
We strive to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations so they can better help migrants in vulnerability.
4/7/2017A new infographic counters prejudicial narratives in the aim of promoting inclusion and integration of migrants and refugees
10/27/2016A statement by Dianova prior to the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place in 2017
8/9/2016Civil society demands and contributions to ensure the protection of human rights of refugees and migrants
& Third Sector
Our commitment aims to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations.
2/21/2017We are facing a huge challenge, namely to ensure a health system and social protection system that is just, supportive and sustainable in a different economic environment
2/20/2017Using its qualities of adaptation and resilience; its close relationship with its environments and above all, with their capacity to make proposals, the third sector can be a major player in the construction of a more just society for the XXI century
Where do we defend this stands
Dianova believes that the best way to influence these policies is to create partnerships or alliances to capitalize on the strengths of various organizations. Through its membership in various committees and platforms, Dianova also helps promote important causes while ensuring that the needs, opinions and ideas of all stakeholders are heard and understood.
5/5/2016For Internet addicts, being connected is a priority more important than family, friends, and work; it becomes the organizing principle of their lives (...)Read more
4/8/2014The campaign targets more particularly alcohol or drug users and their families, suggesting how drug or alcohol abuse can lead to the disappearance what's important to a person’s well-being and identity (...)Read more
4/8/2006The campaign is especifically aimed at young people with a substance abuse or misuse problem (alcohol or other drugs) that makes it increasingly difficult for them to navigate their own way in society (...)Read more
4/8/2004The campaign intends to modify the social regard on drug-related issues by suggesting that a number of objects or events can be interpreted in different ways (...)Read more
4/8/2003The video spot, which is quite somber, is aimed at young adults and adults with severe alcohol or drug problems (dependence or abuse) (...)Read more