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Senator Coons to introduce bill to combat discrimination against those with HIV/AIDS
REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act would encourage states to repeal outdated laws WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a
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HIV and adolescents: Guidance for HIV testing and counselling and care for adolescents living with HIV
HIV and adolescents: Guidance for HIV testing and counselling and care for adolescents living with HIV Published on Tuesday, 26
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Elders to be trained on the effective use of traditional forms of dispute resolution to address HIV related human rights
Today, KELIN with the support of AIDS Fonds is conducting a capacity building workshop to scale up access to justice
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HRI launches new resources focused on women who inject drugs and the overlap between sex work and drug use at
HRI launches new resources focused on women who inject drugs and the overlap between sex work and drug use at
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Canada: Nova Scotia court acquits young man with undetectable viral load of aggravated sexual assault for HIV non-disclosure despite no
Canada: Nova Scotia court acquits young man with undetectable viral load of aggravated sexual assault for HIV non-disclosure despite no
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Study about stigma and discrimination faced by sex workers in health care services of Latin America and the Caribbean (in
Este estudio tuvo como objetivo analizar la calidad de atención y la existencia o no de discriminación en los servicios
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Human Rights Groups Call For an End to Botswana Anti-Sex Work Campaign
Human Rights Groups Call For an End to Botswana Anti-Sex Work Campaign Published on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 15:11 Following reports that
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Access to justice: evaluating law, health and human rights programmes in Kenya
In Kenya, human rights violations have a marked impact on the health of people living with HIV. Integrating legal literacy
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The HIV epidemic and human rights violations in Brazil
Abstract Efforts to mitigate stigma and discrimination have been central to the national response to HIV in Brazil, a country
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News Release: African Commission Condemns Coerced Sterilisation of Women Living with HIV
Johannesburg, November 7 – In a landmark pronouncement for women's rights, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR)
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Sweden: Court of Appeal acquits ‘HIV exposure’ case, recognises National Board of Health and Welfare endorsement of ‘Swiss statement’, Minister
Sweden: Court of Appeal acquits ‘HIV exposure’ case, recognises National Board of Health and Welfare endorsement of ‘Swiss statement’, Minister
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First Biennial Scientific Conference on Medicines Regulation in Africa
The NEPAD Agency in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the organisational support of US-Food and Drugs Administration
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New publication addresses human rights challenges in the Caribbean
New publication addresses human rights challenges in the Caribbean Published on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 09:20 A book exploring the
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New film: The Time Has Come
New film: The Time Has Come Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 03:27 ARC International recently released a 30 minute
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UNAIDS applauds Uzbekistan for removing restrictions on entry, stay and residence for people living with HIV
GENEVA, 21 October 2013—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomes the recent lifting of all restrictions on entry,
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Greek Court Failed to Uphold HIV-positive Worker’s Right to Non-Discrimination, Says European Court
On 3 October 2013, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that the failure by the Greek Court of
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Research at the medico-legal borderland: perspectives on HIV and criminal law
By Alex McClelland In recent years, the criminalization of HIV transmission, exposure and non-disclosure has become a hot topic among
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Avahan Aids initiative may have prevented 600,000 HIV infections in India
A programme in India may have saved around 600,000 people from becoming infected with HIV over the course of a
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Stakeholder’s resolve to review the definition of “counterfeiting” in the Kenyan law; an opportunity to ultimately ensure access to medicines
In a promising turn of events, the Kenya Anti counterfeit Agency (ACA) has agreed to review the term “counterfeiting” as defined in
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For Women in Botswana, Victory Against a “Clawback Clause”
Last month, a five-year legal struggle ended with a landmark victory for women's rights in Botswana. The country's highest court
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Civil society cautions SADC leaders against mandatory HIV testing
Civil society cautions SADC leaders against mandatory HIV testing Published on Friday, 13 September 2013 14:33 Windhoek, 22 August 2013 –
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