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Implementation of the Report

Laws criminalizing drug possession can cause more harm

20 April 2016
By Tenu Avafia, Team Leader, Rights, Law and Treatment Access, HIV, Health and Development and Rebecca Schleifer, Consultant, HIV, Human Rights and the Law In many countries, a criminal record, even for a minor offense, can have serious implications. Being…

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Launch of HIV Justice Worldwide initiative

5 April 2016
Q: What is HIV criminalisation? HIV criminalisation describes the unjust application of the criminal law to people living with HIV based on their HIV status – either via HIV-specific criminal statutes, or by applying general criminal laws exclusively or…