PRESS STATEMENT: UNAIDS welcomes landmark decision by Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court prohibiting HIV discrimination
COLOMBO, 2 May 2016—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomes a decision by Sri Lanka's Supreme Court toRead more.
At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns
A high-level panel hosted by India as part of the BRICS group of countries discussed the issues of trade dealsRead more.
Nigerian laws give conflicting message on HIV and homophobia
In Nigeria since the introduction of an anti-homosexuality law in 2014 which criminalises LGBT people, increasing homophobia has been havingRead more.
Dispatches: The Philippines’ Unaddressed HIV Epidemic
The Philippine government observed what it described as the world's first "AIDS Hour" on May 14. Department of Health SecretaryRead more.
Clinton Promises She’ll Reform HIV Criminalization Laws
Clinton Promises She’ll Reform HIV Criminalization Laws Published on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 14:40 Tonight, speaking via a pre-recorded videoRead more.
HIV criminalisation a setback to regional AIDS efforts
HIV criminalisation a setback to regional AIDS efforts Published on Monday, 16 May 2016 14:48 Johannesburg – The criminalisation of HIVRead more.
New report shows HIV criminalisation is a growing, global concern but advocates are fighting back
New report shows HIV criminalisation is a growing, global concern but advocates are fighting back Published on Tuesday, 10 MayRead more.
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 andRead more.
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 activistsRead more.
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 byRead more.
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 sexualRead more.
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 developedRead more.
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 headRead more.
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 andRead more.
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 wasRead more.
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 —Read more.
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 recentRead more.
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 thatRead more.
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 deadlineRead more.