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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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Ukraine lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors
Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine said on Wednesday it had removed its restriction on entry and foreign travel for HIV-positive people
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ARASA launches a Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, HIV and Human Rights Advocacy Toolkit
ARASA launched a Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, HIV and Human Rights Advocacy Toolkit on 3 August, 2015during its 4th Annual
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Policy brief: Transgender people and HIV
Overview This technical brief summarizes essential information and existing WHO recommendations for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care among transgender
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Ending overly broad HIV criminalization: Canadian scientists and clinicians stand for justice
By Ludo Bok, Team leader, Development effectiveness, HIV, Health & Development Group, UNDP The media has gone crazy over the
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Is It Bad for Your Health?
Amy Kapczynski, J.D. N Engl J Med 2015; 373:201-203July 16, 2015DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1506158 International trade deals once focused primarily on tariffs.
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UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months
ADDIS ABABA/GENEVA, 14 July 2015—The AIDS targets of MDG 6—halting and reversing the spread of HIV—have been achieved and exceeded,
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Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban
Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 16:28 Maputo (AFP) – Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday
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World must drastically accelerate AIDS efforts or face more HIV infections and deaths than five years ago—says UNAIDS and Lancet
New report ‘Defeating AIDS–Advancing global health’ shows that innovations in the AIDS response should be exploited to meet future global health
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Living in a stigmatizing country increases HIV risk for MSM in Europe
Living in a stigmatizing country increases HIV risk for MSM in Europe Published on Monday, 22 June 2015 16:26 Men
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Kenya HIV activists want data destroyed
Kenya HIV activists want data destroyed Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:12 Human rights activists have gone to court
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ASSAF report assesses criminalisation of sexual diversity
ASSAF report assesses criminalisation of sexual diversity Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 16:32 Sexual diversity has always been part
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