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HIV Legal & LGBT Organizations Call for Broader Efforts to End HIV Criminalization
HIV Legal & LGBT Organizations Call for Broader Efforts to End HIV Criminalization Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015 10:55
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Act Now to #DecriminalizeHIV
NEW YORK, NY, November 25, 2015 – The Time to Act is Now. That's the U.S. government's theme for World
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Want a Healthy World? Let the HIV Response Lead the Way
World AIDS Day 2015 comes at a watershed moment in the fight for the health of people living with HIV
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Most states keep laws criminalizing HIV
Most states keep laws criminalizing HIV Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:03 LOS ANGELES — Charlie Sheen’s recent revelation
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The origins and future of HIV disclosure laws
Alison Duke's film, Consent, examines the activism and impacts of the 2012 Canadian Supreme Court decision By Chris Dupuis Canadian laws
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Halting spread of HIV demands mix of law, health policy
"Ignorance," English poet Thomas Gray wrote, "is bliss." While those famous words were written in 1742, he could well have
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Human Dignity Trust launches Criminalisation in the Commonwealth 2015 report
Human Dignity Trust launches Criminalisation in the Commonwealth 2015 report Published on Sunday, 22 November 2015 09:21 The criminalisation of
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Charlie Sheen’s HIV announcement highlights flaws in NZ law
Charlie Sheen’s HIV announcement highlights flaws in NZ law Published on Friday, 20 November 2015 09:31 The news that Hollywood
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Southern Africa: Media Should Help Fight HIV Stigma – Prof Dingake
Johannesburg — The need to uphold human rights - particularly sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) - should not be
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Harm reduction conference calls for political leadership to reform drugs policy
Harm reduction conference calls for political leadership to reform drugs policy Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:43 The biggest
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Opinion: Has Supreme Court criminalized HIV?
People living with the virus can be charged with sexual assault even when there is no risk of transmission BY
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HIV Criminalization Never Made Sense
HIV Criminalization Never Made Sense Published on Monday, 19 October 2015 10:24 By Theodore Kerr Understanding the history of these
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Canada: New film explores the impact of using sexual assault law to prosecute HIV non-disclosure
Canada: New film explores the impact of using sexual assault law to prosecute HIV non-disclosure Published on Thursday, 15 October
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SDG SERIES: Are SDGs the Vehicle to End AIDS by 2030? Only if Driven by Human Rights
Allan Maleche This month's UN summit for the adoption of the post-2015 global development agenda will provide an opportunity for
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Ban on entry into Singapore eased for foreigners with HIV
SINGAPORE - For more than two decades, foreigners infected with HIV have not been allowed to set foot in Singapore.
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Botswana Issues Historic HIV Ruling
––HIV-positive nurse sentenced to three years for workplace accident–– May 20, 2014––A Ugandan court has done the unthinkable: sentenced a
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Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa
Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 11:35
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Sexual health, human rights, and law
Sexuality and sexual health are two closely related concepts that contribute to the overall health and wellbeing of individuals, couples,
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Global movement votes to adopt policy to protect human rights of sex workers
A crucial vote to protect the human rights of sex workers was passed today in Dublin at Amnesty International's decision-making
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Keeping sex workers safe
Keeping sex workers safe Published on Saturday, 08 August 2015 16:09 Volume 386, No. 9993, p504, 8 August 2015 Editorial
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Prison time for HIV? It’s possible in Veracruz
The Veracruz state Congress has unanimously approved legislation that calls for prison time for anyone who intentionally infects another person
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