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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday reaffirmed his opposition to laws that criminalize homosexuality. "I staunchly oppose the criminalization of
The legislature's Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee yesterday approved a series of draft amendments to the HIV Infection Control
The Elton John AIDS Foundation is funding a University of Toronto study into how recent changes to Canada's refugee policies
In 2009, I had the privilege of speaking at the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, New York, at
IT is ignorance that fuels stigmatization of People Living With HIV, Aids (PLWHA), exposing them to ridicule, disgrace, verbal, physical
New Law to Combat Discrimination Against Venezuelans with HIV/AIDS Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 14:44 Santa Elena de Uairen,
THE island country of Palau located in the western Pacific Ocean has become the latest to decriminalise male homosexuality. There
Ghana is instituting a law to address HIV and AIDS related stigma, discrimination and human rights abuses of persons living
HIV-positive women sue Kenya government and NGOs over sterilisation Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 10:59 Médecins sans Frontières (France)
Inextricable links: HIV and human rights Published on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 17:05 The AIDS epidemic has been characterized by
The Lancet, Volume 383, Issue 9919, Pages 783 - 784, 1 March 2014   Ashton Barnett-Vanes Homosexuality is criminalised in
Middle East/North Africa HIV Rise Published on Monday, 01 December 2014 13:28 DUBAI, 1 December 2014 (IRIN) - Rates of
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December: On this World AIDS Day,
On 1st of December, 2014, people around the globe will come together for World AIDS Day, but what does this
Civil Society reacts to the release of Nurse Rosemary Namubiru Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 10:32 (Kampala) Today civil
The High Court in Kampala has rejected an appeal from Rosemary Namubiru, who was convicted in May 2014 for negligently exposing a child to
The U.S. State Department says it is both "dismayed" and "deeply concerned" by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's signing of a
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Drafters of a revised anti-gay law want parliament to pass it in time to be a "Christmas
Media-Driven Stigma Continues With New HIV Criminalization Case Published on Monday, 10 November 2014 11:31 Despite the immense progress made
Positive Women: Exposing Injustice Published on Friday, 07 November 2014 07:59 Women's voices have rarely been heard on this important
Nepal: Draft Criminal Code prohibiting infectious disease transmission singles out people with HIV and Hepatitis B Published on Monday, 03