BALKA: Women, HIV, and Drug Use in Ukraine

Creator: OSF

Description: A three-part documentary film from the Open Society Institute about the effect on women of the drug-related HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe. Part 1: Zina and Marina—best friends and active drug users, who are about to discover their HIV status; Part 2: Tanya--a mother of two who has transitioned into substitution treatment but whose husband continues to use drugs; Part 3: Galya--a former user who now works as a peer-to-peer outreach worker.

Country: Ukraine
Population: People with HIV/AIDS
Issue: Harm Reduction
Length: > 30 Minutes
Language (Spoken): Russian
Language (Subtitles): English