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African academics challenge homophobic laws
Scientific report demolishes assertions used to back criminalization of homosexuality. Linda Nordling A Western import. Unnatural. Contagious. Un-African. All of
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Is Morocco about to legalize gay sex?
Is Morocco about to legalize gay sex? Published on Monday, 08 June 2015 15:03 Gay men living in Morocco at
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Miriam seeks amendments to HIV/AIDS law
Miriam seeks amendments to HIV/AIDS law Published on Sunday, 07 June 2015 10:37 MANILA, Philippines – Alarmed by the rise
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Sexual health, human rights and the law
The World Health Organization has released a new report entitled "Sexual health, human rights and the law". The report demonstrates
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Asia-Pacific countries adopt roadmap to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030
(ESCAP News) — Heads of government, ministers and other high-level officials from 50 countries and territories in Asia and the
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International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) publish updated position statement on overly broad HIV criminalisation
International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) publish updated position statement on overly broad HIV criminalisation Published on Wednesday,
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The Utility of Criminal punishment as a means of preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the SADC Region – Judicial
Director of proceedings, I should commence my intervention this morning by expressing my sincere gratitude to the organisers of this
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5 Ways Harm Reduction Can Help Modernise Policing
Police are under constant scrutiny (some more than others) about their policing and law enforcement practices and priorities. Criticism sometimes
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Nigeria, MSM, and the law: from evidence to strategy
In January, 2014, the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act was signed into law in Nigeria. In The Lancet HIV, Sheree Schwartz
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Ten Facts about HIV Non-Disclosure Legislation in Canada
1. As of January 2014, approximately 155 individuals since 1989 have been criminally charged in Canada for not disclosing their
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Australia: Victoria’s HIV-specific criminal law, Section 19A, finally repealed today
In a joint media release, Living Positive Victoria and the Victorian AIDS Council have welcomed the passage of the Crimes
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Malawi: Commercial Sex Workers Who Were Forced for HIV Test Win Case in Court
Malawi: Commercial Sex Workers Who Were Forced for HIV Test Win Case in Court Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015
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Banning Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria – A Major Step Forward
Last week, as word spread about girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last year returning to their communities having been raped
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UN Secretary-General Reiterates Commitment to Equality for LGBT People in Video and Blog Post
High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched a video yesterday to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
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In The Face of Fear: the Criminalization of HIV Transmission
In The Face of Fear: the Criminalization of HIV Transmission Published on Friday, 15 May 2015 11:51 Submitted by Marvell
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News Release: Zambia High Court Confirms Aquittal of HIV activist, Paul Kasankomona
Lusaka, 15 May 2015 – Today, Justice Judy Mulongoti confirmed the 2014 ruling of His Worship Lameck Ng’ambi in which he acquitted
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Banning gay sex is not just wrong in Africa, it leads to more HIV
HIV expert Lucy Maroncha says the laws in Kenya are only leading to an increase of HIV cases In Kenya,
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State-Sponsored Homophobia Report 2015
Geneva, 13 May 2015 – A few days before the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, ILGA launches at the
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Sex workers’ rights in Northern Ireland
With the DUP once again sliding into a comfortable majority and the law to further criminalise sex work due on
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Injecting drug users fuelling HIV/AIDS
Injecting drug users fuelling HIV/AIDS Published on Thursday, 07 May 2015 14:18 IN SUMMARY OST is a medical procedure in
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Kenya: The Missing Middle – Harm Reduction in East Africa
Kenya: The Missing Middle – Harm Reduction in East Africa Published on Monday, 04 May 2015 13:48 By Njihia Mbiritu
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