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 courtRead more.
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 –Read more.
Experts agree: Overly broad HIV criminalisation is doing more harm than good
The HIV Justice Network has today released a new documentary, More HARM Than GOOD: How overly broad HIV criminalisation is hurtingRead more.
New Resource: Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization – A Manual for Advocates
New Resource: Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization – A Manual for Advocates Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2013 13:58Read more.
Caribbean sex workers coalition calls for an end to discrimination against sex workers; urges transgender recognition
Caribbean sex workers coalition calls for an end to discrimination against sex workers; urges transgender recognition Published on Monday, 02Read more.
IDPC Briefing Paper – HIV prevention among people who use drugs in East Africa
IDPC Briefing Paper – HIV prevention among people who use drugs in East Africa Published on Thursday, 29 August 2013Read more.
Court Allows Groundbreaking Case Against Anti-Gay Religious Leader to Proceed
Historic Ruling Confirms LGBTI Rights as Internationally Recognized August 14, 2013, Springfield, MA – Today, in a first-of-its kind case broughtRead more.
A brutal murder recalls need for laws that protect LGBTI people
Eric Ohena Lembembe, Executive Director of the Cameroonian Foundation for AIDS (CAMFAIDS), was found dead at his home on 15 JulyRead more.
US: House appropriations committee passes amendment that would fund review of HIV-specific criminal laws
The United States is closer than ever before in ensuring that their HIV-specific laws are reviewed and amended in orderRead more.
Supreme Court says law can’t dictate anti-AIDS groups’ speech
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it is a violation of the First Amendment for the federal government to forceRead more.
WTO Members Agree On Draft Extension Of TRIPS Transition For LDCs
By Catherine Saez, Intellectual Property Watch World Trade Organization members today reached a draft decision on a request put forward byRead more.
South African Commission for Gender Equality Calls for Decriminalisation and Protection of Sex Workers Rights
The South African Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has investigated the legislative response to sex work by examining evidence fromRead more.
AIDS laws in Asia and the Pacific are failing to protect those most vulnerable
egal protections are unevenly enforced and human rights violations persist for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific.Read more.
TRIPS Exemption Opposed By Obama Administration, Threatening Cost Spike For Drugs In Poorest Nations
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is seeking to curb efforts to exempt the world's poorest countries from expansive trade rulesRead more.
“The Riddle”: What exists in every corner of the world but remains illegal in more than 70 countries?
"The Riddle", a video produced by the UN Human Rights Office, asks the question, "What exists in every corner ofRead more.
UNAIDS Press Statement: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Message from UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé GENEVA, 17 May 2013—More than 30 years ago, gay men lit the firstRead more.
Experts and Young People Call for Increased Respect for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People
Press Release Quezon City, 17 May 2013 – Experts and youth from East and Southeast Asia called on the governmentRead more.