News Posts

An Ugly Truth in the War on Drugs
By Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Ruth Dreifuss This week, representatives from many nations will gather at the annual meeting of the
Read more.
Helen Clark: UN must not backtrack on women’s reproductive rights
Helen Clark: UN must not backtrack on women’s reproductive rights Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 02:04 Head of UN
Read more.
UNAIDS and UNDP back proposal to allow least-developed countries to maintain and scale up access to essential medicines
Press release Failure to extend the transition period for least-developed countries to become fully compliant with the TRIPS Agreement could
Read more.
JVR Prasada Rao: Separating consent from exploitation
JVR Prasada Rao: Separating consent from exploitation Published on Sunday, 24 February 2013 08:56 JVR Prasada Rao February 24, 2013
Read more.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Introduce Bill to Expand Comprehensive Sex Education
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of
Read more.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commends President’s Advisory Council on AIDS (PACHA) Resolution on Ending Federal and State HIV-Specific Criminal Laws, Prosecutions,
Washington, D.C.—In response to the announcement that the President’s Advisory Council on AIDS (PACHA) Resolution on Ending Federal and State
Read more.
UN Commission on the Status of Women Accepts Statement on HIV Criminalization and Women
The 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women accepted for publication a Statement calling for the
Read more.
Statement supporting the Government of Indonesia’s move to increase access to treatment
2 November 2012 - News reports have confirmed that the Government of Indonesia, with the signing of a Decree by President
Read more.
In the balance – HIV and the law
In the balance – HIV and the law Published on Monday, 12 November 2012 06:20 By Dr. Shereen El Feki
Read more.
New UN report takes a stark look at links between sex work, HIV and the law in Asia and the
18 October 2012, Bangkok - Nearly all countries of Asia and the Pacific criminalize some aspects of sex work. Criminalization increases
Read more.
Video: CCTV interview with JVR Prasada Rao
26 July 2012 - Commissioner JVR Prasada Rao spoke with James Chau on CCTV News during the International AIDS Conference
Read more.
A Legal Remedy?
How good laws help, and bad laws hamper, the global response to HIV. 24 July 2012 - I was sitting
Read more.
Bad Laws Hamper Global AIDS Fight
11 July 2012 - Laws should make things better. Sadly, as we stand at the precipice of finally ending AIDS,
Read more.
XIX IAC 2012, Symposia Session – The Global Commission on HIV and the Law: A Movement for HIV Law Reform
24 July 2012 - Thirty years since the discovery of HIV, we know more than ever about the approaches, tools
Read more.
Press Release: HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health
NEW YORK, 9 July 2012 - Punitive laws and human rights abuses are costing lives, wasting money and stifling the
Read more.
Media Advisory: High-level commission to unveil report on how bad laws are stifling the global AIDS response & how good
Media Advisory: High-level commission to unveil report on how bad laws are stifling the global AIDS response & how good
Read more.
TEDTalk by Shereen El-Feki, vice-chair of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law
May 2012 - There is an epidemic of HIV, and with it an epidemic of bad laws -- laws that
Read more.
Launch of Regional Dialogue Resources!
Launch of Regional Dialogue Resources! Published on Friday, 15 June 2012 05:19 On International Human Rights Day, Mr. Fernando Henrique
Read more.