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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 hurting
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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 13:58
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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, 02
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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 2013
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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 brought
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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 July
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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 order
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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 force
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Better Health, Better Human Rights
By Dr. Mark Dybul, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria New research shows that a highly
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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 by
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Brave OAS resolution on Human Rights
Special Report–The 43rd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held in Antigua, Guatemala, between 4th and
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Asia Pacific judges discuss HIV response
Thirty judges from sixteen Asia Pacific nations have met in Thailand to discuss how they can create a more supportive
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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 from
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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.
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Time to Explore How to Regulate Drugs
Co-signed by the following members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy: George P. Shultz, former Secretary of State, United States,
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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 rules
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“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 of
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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 first
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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 government
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Helen Clark: Statement for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Helen Clark: Statement for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Published on Friday, 17 May 2013 08:35 Creating a safe
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Reps. Lee and Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV/AIDS Laws
May 7, 2013 Contacts: Carrie Adams (Lee) – (202) 225-2661; Alex Cruz (Ros-Lehtinen) – (202) 225-3931 Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (
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