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Philippines' Duterte Enlists Mums' Army for New Front in War on Drugs

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With a son addicted to methamphetamine and dealers and users winding up dead in a spree of killings in the Philippines, Emerciana Ybote was keen to be on the right side of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody drugs war. The 51-year-old housewife is among 9,000 women in one Philippine province who have formed a "Community Drugs Watch" to keep an eye on families and steer addicted relatives away from the danger zone and towards rehabilitation. More than 6,000 people have been...

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