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Implementation of the Report

The Africa Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human Rights and the Law convene for two days’ deliberations at Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) on 14–15 October, 2014

15 October 2014
In Africa, the HIV epidemic has raised and continues to raise new and complex legal and human rights' issues and challenges and engagement of the Judiciary in this issue is vital. There is wide recognition that the judiciary can play a critical role in…

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HIV legal review pushes case for reform, new laws

13 October 2014
People living with HIV and AIDS need stronger legal protections, international experts say, as victims of the disease still face widespread prejudice, discrimination and stigma that could prevent them from seeking early diagnosis and treatment. The health…