Liza, age 29, served three years in a Bishkek prison for being caught with a dose of heroin that she had tried to hide in her hair. Liza is a former sex worker, but has not worked the road for a year, since bring run over by a car at night. Liza's husband introduced her to heroin as a painkiller, as she suffered from complications resulting from an abortion. Her husband also trafficked her to Dubai but they were caught in the airport with fake passports and returned home to Osh (image by Rena Effendi)
Liza, age 29, served three years in a Bishkek prison for being caught with a dose of heroin that she had tried to hide in her hair. Liza is a former sex worker, but has not worked the road for a year, since bring run over by a car at night. Liza's husband introduced her to heroin as a painkiller, as she suffered from complications resulting from an abortion. Her husband also trafficked her to Dubai but they were caught in the airport with fake passports and returned home to Osh
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