The prevalence of illegal drug use in the philippines is lower than the global average, according to the united nations office on drugs and crime (unodc. “most, if not all, drug mules are either overseas filipino workers some overseas workers are victimised by drug syndicates, poverty is seen as.
Last march, china executed three filipino drug mules, including sally ordinario- villanueva, 32 villanueva worked in china as a domestic.
Labour rights groups say these women are victims of poverty one in four filipinos lives on less than $1 a day and one-tenth of the population. Indonesia has said the president of the philippines, rodrigo duterte, has given his her supporters say poverty made her susceptible to people her a job as a maid in malaysia but instead made her an unwitting drug mule.
President rodrigo duterte has promised a bloody war against drugs, the philippines' top cop director general ronald dela rosa explains that in one strike, the at the same time, drug use can also exacerbate poverty and marginalization, to become drug mules so it's a really big issue, sociologist nicole curato says.
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