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The World Needs a Healthier, Rights-based Approach Towards People Who Use Drugs
Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS The world is failing to protect the health and
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Together we *can* make HIV justice worldwide a reality, by Edwin J Bernard
Two weeks ago, thanks to generous funding for 2016-18 from the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund, a group of committed activists
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Launch of HIV Justice Worldwide initiative
Launch of HIV Justice Worldwide initiative Published on Tuesday, 05 April 2016 10:11 Q: What is HIV criminalisation? HIV criminalisation
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Nigeria: Stakeholders Tackle Workplace HIV Discrimination
By Emeka Anuforo As part of efforts to protect the rights and dignity of people living with and affected by
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US: Missouri Supreme Court upholds overly broad HIV non-disclosure law following second constitutional challenge
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman (known as ‘S.F.’) who did not tell her sexual
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US: American psychological association adopts resolution opposing HIV criminalisation
The American Psychological Association (APA) has adopted an evidence-informed resolution on HIV criminalisation in the United States. It was developed
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UNODC Chief: disproportionate responses to drug related offences do not serve justice, or uphold rule of law
Alternatives to conviction or punishment, where appropriate, can be pursued by countries under the international drug control conventions, the head
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South Africa: National Sex Worker HIV Plan Launched
Johannesburg — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the newly launched National Sex Worker HIV Plan is about citizens' rights and
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We Know All We Need To Know To End The HIV Epidemic. Here’s Why It Continues.
“I had a friend in Atlanta who died in the hospital last year of Pneumocystis pneumonia as if it was
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In Dem primary, HIV criminalization remains an orphan issue
In Dem primary, HIV criminalization remains an orphan issue Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:57 DES MOINES, Iowa —
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Different approaches to drug policy and the Asian HIV epidemic
Different approaches to drug policy and the Asian HIV epidemic Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 16:04 Following the recent
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Criminal laws on HIV transmission make little difference to sexual behaviour – or may make condomless sex more likely
Roger Pebody A study comparing the sexual behaviour of American gay men living in states with or without laws that
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HIV exposure law unjustly applies sex offender status, advocates say
HIV exposure law unjustly applies sex offender status, advocates say Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:18 As the deadline
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Practical problems: Rethink mandatory HIV testing of pregnant women
Testing pregnant women for HIV regardless of their consent involves ethical and legal issues. In developed countries it is voluntary.
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HIV law: It’s time for a change
HIV law: It’s time for a change Published on Saturday, 16 January 2016 16:20 Criminal charges against a Sydney man
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With #EndBadHIVLaws, Campaign Uses Social Media to Combat HIV Criminalization
In the years since social media was introduced, the world has vastly changed. Often social media is chided as a
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Kenyan Advocates Speak Out on HIV, Human Rights and Treatment Access for Gay Men, Other MSM
Kenyan Advocates Speak Out on HIV, Human Rights and Treatment Access for Gay Men, Other MSM Published on Monday, 28
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Kenya must legalise sex work for the sake of human rights and public health
Kenya must legalise sex work for the sake of human rights and public health Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015
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Being HIV-positive can get you kicked out of school in India
NEW DELHI, India — India has the third-largest population of HIV-positive people of any country in the world. Yet for
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Namibia: HIV, Human Rights and Sex Work
Namibia: HIV, Human Rights and Sex Work Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 11:00 OPINION Although the AIDS response in
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New study reveals who is being impacted by California laws that criminalize people living with HIV
New study reveals who is being impacted by California laws that criminalize people living with HIV Published on Tuesday, 01
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