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On Zero Discrimination Day governments, civil society organizations and communities highlighted the urgent need to end inequalities.
In January 2021, the Kyrgyzstan Constitutional Court decided to exclude HIV from the list of diseases that prevent people from
New UNDP/UNAIDS report: reforming laws and policies is essential for an effective HIV response in Asia and the Pacific
Data reported to UNAIDS by countries have been used to project the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the
Not a single country has adopted all 33 recommended policies—policy change is needed everywhere in order to end AIDS.
UNAIDS is strongly encouraged by new study results showing that the antiretroviral medicine cabotegravir, which is administered by injection every
Judges from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) today convened for the second EECA Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human
Launched today, the HIV Policy Lab is a unique initiative to gather and monitor HIV-related laws and policies around the world. 
In many ways, COVID-19 is the newest iteration of a decades-long struggle for equality and justice.
Launching today, the COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and shares legal documents from over 190 countries across the world.
The new UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply
In a 6-3 ruling, the US Supreme Court today declared that federal law bans employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and
New UNAIDS report reviews the latest evidence on what works to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination through key programmes.
GENEVA, 8 April 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic, as with other health crises, exposes existing inequalities and disproportionately affects people already criminalized, marginalized and
This new publication proposes steps which stakeholders can take to make the law work for women and girls.
By: Mandeep Dhaliwal, Director of HIV, Health and Development, UNDP; Ludo Bok, Manager, SDGs and UNAIDS, HIV, Health & Development
A new report by UNAIDS, Power to the people, released ahead of World AIDS Day, shows that where people and communities living
In a joint effort, the United Nations Development Program, the Judicial Education Institute of Trinidad and Tobago and the Judicial
Punitive and discriminatory laws continue to have grave implications on the HIV response, especially for people living with HIV and
Over 30 judges and magistrates from Africa and around the world gathered last week in Johannesburg for the annual Africa
New data show that in 2019 around 48* countries and territories still have restrictions that include mandatory HIV testing and