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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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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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