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Windhoek-Today the Namibian Supreme Court affirmed that HIV-positive women have been forcibly sterilised in public hospitals in Namibia. "This decision
HIV legal review pushes case for reform, new laws Published on Monday, 13 October 2014 08:00 People living with HIV
On Human Rights Day (10 December), Jean Claude Kamwenbusa reports on how the criminalisation of same sex relationships in Burundi
Media release: Consultation on Police and HIV announces Amsterdam Declaration Published on Monday, 06 October 2014 15:59 Media Release Amsterdam
In South Africa, Sex Workers Arm Themselves with the Law Published on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:02 The criminalization of
I have lived and worked in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for most of my professional life. As a human
When Uganda President Yoweri Museveni visited the White House during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last month, a high court had just overturned
Back in the 1990s, Uganda was seen as a success story in the fight against the AIDS epidemic. HIV infection
Gambia Passes Anti-Gay Bill Imposing Life Imprisonment For Some Same-Sex Acts Published on Monday, 08 September 2014 09:56 ABIDJAN, Ivory
HIV Prevention Act Angers Ugandan AIDS Activists Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 09:43 KAMPALA—Uganda's president recently signed the HIV
International Bar Association Council Resolution on Criminal Laws - Repeal of Criminal Laws that Impose Penalties Relating to Certain Sexual
Botswana's High Court orders government to provide foreign prisoners with HIV treatment after legal battle. Botswana's High Court has ordered
Oakland, CA – Congresswoman Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus and member of the Appropriations Committee's subcommittee of
BANGKOK, 14 August 2014 (IRIN) - Dorian Wilde, 26, an activist from Malaysia, was thrilled to be invited to the
Gay rights campaigners in Uganda and around the world are celebrating a decision by the country's constitutional court to strike
New law in the Comoros strengthens protection for people living with HIV Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 14:08 Law
Joseph J Amon Since the start of the HIV pandemic, epidemiology has provided critical insights into the natural history of HIV infection,
Watch the Honourable Michael Kirby, visiting professorial fellow at UNSW Australia, talk about how the law impacts HIV below. Michael
By Dr. Mark Dybul and Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG This week, thousands of people from all over the world
Michael Kirby’s Challenge: Intellectual Property, HIV/AIDS, and Human Rights Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 09:33 By Matthew Rimmer In
Around the world, sex workers and people who use drugs report that police are often a major impediment to accessing