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Judges and legal experts from 22 countries meet for the Sixth Africa Regional Judges Forum to discuss HIV, TB and
Over 30 judges and magistrates from Africa and around the world gathered last week in Johannesburg for the annual Africa
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UNAIDS and UNDP call on 48* countries and territories to remove all HIV-related travel restrictions
New data show that in 2019 around 48* countries and territories still have restrictions that include mandatory HIV testing and
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Africa Regional Grant on HIV welcomes Botswana High Court ruling decriminalizing same-sex sexual conduct
The Africa Regional Grant on HIV – Removing Legal Barriers and its partners the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the AIDS and
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Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in latest LGBT rights victory in Africa
Johannesburg — Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday in a landmark case for Africa. The
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What Kenya’s continued gay sex ban means for Africa’s LGBT+ movements
by Bahiru Shewaye and Arit OkpoBahiru Shewaye is founder of the Ethiopian LGBT+ advocacy and campaigning organisation House of Guramayle.Arit
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Corte tumba artículo que penalizaba la propagación del VIH
Tres razones llevaron este miércoles a la Corte Constitucional a tumbar el artículo 411 de la ley 599 del 2000 que penalizaba
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New Report Analyses the Successes and Challenges of the Growing Global Movement Against HIV Criminalisation
A new report published today (May 29th 2019) by the HIV Justice Network on behalf of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE provides clear evidence
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Press Release – Landmark international guidelines launched on human rights and drug policy
VIENNA/GENEVA, 15 March 2019—A coalition of United Nations Member States, United Nations entities and leading human rights experts meeting at
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Why a cricketer calling out homophobia is a win for health
By: Mandeep Dhaliwal, Director of HIV, Health & Development Group, United Nations Development ProgrammeEngland’s cricket captain made headlines two weeks
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ICJ call for submissions on the misuse of criminal law in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV
The ICJ has opened a call for written submissions on the misuse of criminal law in the areas of sexuality,
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Гражданское общество и регион ВЕЦА: Сужение пространства или новые возможности?
Павел Аксенов Независимый консультант, ВИЧ/СПИД, гражданское общество и устойчивое развитие в регионе Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии В Докладе Глобальной
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Родительские права женщин, употребляющих наркотики. Время действовать!
Родительские права женщин, употребляющих наркотики. Время действовать! Автор: Светлана Мороз, Председатель правления Евразийской Женской сети по СПИДу   В июле
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SC urges to formulate policy for social inclusion of transgender persons
October 15, 2018ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued directives to the federal and all the provincial governments to formulate
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Inside Namibia’s HIV success story
By: Sophie EdwardsAugust 14, 2018AMSTERDAM — Facing one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, Namibia has become the
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Shereen El Feki: Time’s up for bad laws on HIV
July 23, 2018Earlier this month, four decades of global efforts to develop a vaccine for HIV received a boost with
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Not a pipe dream: Gender equality and the end of AIDS
By: Kenechukwu EsomAgnes Lungu, 56, and her husband married off their 15-year old daughter. Up until this day she regrets this
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Opinion: Universal health coverage is out of reach unless we eliminate discrimination
By: Mandeep DhaliwalZero discrimination is more than a slogan. It is essential for achieving universal health coverage.According to WHO and
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Sofia Gruskin: We must follow California’s example and repeal archaic HIV laws
December 15, 2017Recently, my home state of California made national headlines when it repealed an HIV criminalisation law and reduced
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New reports highlight inequities faced by transgender people living with HIV
New reports highlight inequities faced by transgender people living with HIV Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 02:13 Oakland, CA
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Malawi High Court affirms human rights approach to criminalisation of HIV transmission and exposure
Malawi High Court affirms human rights approach to criminalisation of HIV transmission and exposure Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017
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When Sex is a Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: The origins, impact and advocacy response to HIV criminal
The American Psychological Association joined nearly a dozen medical, public health, government and advocacy organizations in its release of a
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