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Oslo declaration on HIV criminalisation

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International Civil Society

The Oslo declaration prepared by international civil society in Oslo, Norway on 13th February 2012 outlines the importance of a cohesive, evidence-informed approach to use of criminal law relating to HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission. Urges Ministries of Health and Justice, public...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Social issues
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Criminal Law, Public Health and HIV Transmission: A Policy Options Paper

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UNAIDS

This publication from UNAIDS proposes principles to guide thinking about law and policy on criminal law and HIV, considers alternative to criminalization, and makes recommendations about appropriate use of criminal sanctions and coercive public health measures.

 

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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Constructing an “HIV-Killer”: HIV Non-Disclosure and the Techniques of Vilification

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Erica R. Speakman

The author analyzed government documents and publications, news items, and some court materials from a Canadian criminal case to identify patterns and common themes. The article outlines five vilification techniques used by authorities and reporters to characterize people living with HIV (PLHIV...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Media, Policy, Research, Stigma and discrimination
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Ending & Defending Against HIV Criminalization – A Manual for Advocates: Vol. 2 - A Legal Toolkit: Resources for Attorneys Handling HIV-Related Prosecutions

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The Center for HIV Law and Policy

This Legal Toolkit is part of the ‘Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates’series produced by the US-based Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) for the Positive Justice Project. The Toolkit includes charts, articles, guidance, case law, legal analysis, scientific...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Resource mobilisation, Universal access
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Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization: A manual for advocates. Vol 3: This is how we win. A Toolkit for community Advocates

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HIV Justice Project

This publication developed by HIV Justice Project from the USA contains numerous criminalisation documents, including Ten things anyone can do to help end HIV criminalization, How a Bill becomes a law, State-level legislative advocacy cheat sheet, How to talk about HIV criminalization with...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Social issues
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Women and HIV criminalization

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The International Community of Women Living with HIV North America (ICW-NA)

This policy brief represents the view, as women living with HIV, of the current state of criminalization of HIV among women in Canada and the United States after reviewing academic and grey literature, statutes and policies and an unpublished survey of membership. ICW-NA members highlighted...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health
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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of People Most Affected by HIV: The Right to Development

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NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB

“Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of People Most Affected by HIV: The Right to Development” is the focus of the 2016 NGO Delegation Report to the Program Coordinating Board (PCB) of UNAIDS. The report is situated within the context of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for...

Tags: LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Women, Global, Sexual and reproductive health
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MILES TO GO The reposnse to HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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UNAIDS

The HIV epidemic in eastern Europe and central Asia has grown by 30% since 2010, reflecting insufficient political commitment and domestic investment in national AIDS responses across much of the region. Regional trends depend a great deal on progress in the Russian Federation, which is home to...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues
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HIV disclosure without consent linked to increased risk of verbal and physical violence against women living with HIV in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

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D. Barreto, A. Krüsi, F. Ranville, H.Safford,, S. Pooyak, M. Braschel, J. Shoveller, K. Shannon.

This study examines the prevalence and correlates of violence against women living with HIV due to HIV status in Metro Vancouver and examines the particular impact of non-voluntary HIV disclosure. Found that WLWH who had their HIV status disclosed without consent had 5-fold increased risk of...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues
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