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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

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The ATHENA Network

This publication argues that applying criminal law to HIV exposure or transmission does nothing to address the epidemic of gender-based violence or the deep economic, social, and political inequalities that are at the root of women’s and girls’ disproportionate vulnerability to HIV.

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Women, Global, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Sexual and reproductive health
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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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COBATEST Network: Community-Based Voluntary Counselling and Testing in Europe 2017 Report

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Anna Conway, Laura Fernàndez López

The COBATEST Network seeks to standardise the collection of high-quality CBVCT data across Europe to support programming and improve services for CBVCT clients. This report presents the testing activity of 38 members from 16 European countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Italy...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, General public, Heterosexuals, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, STI's, Testing and counselling
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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

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European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

In the frame of the Hepatitis Access Needs (HAND) project, the EATG conducted desk research and interviews in the area of access to services related to hepatitis C in prison settings across Europe. Here are a report of the results and a set of recommendations.

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This training manual was developed within the EU-funded programme, Joint Action on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Tuberculosis among People Who Inject Drugs in Europe (HA-REACT). The manual is designed to be a complete tool to provide staff in low-threshold settings the knowledge, skills and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling
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An unlikely ending: ending AIDS by 2030 without sustainable funding for the community-led response

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NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB

The 2016 NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB Report is entitled An unlikely ending: ending AIDS by 2030 without sustainable funding for the community-led response. This report provides an overview of the global consensus on the need for a well-resourced community response to HIV. It...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Universal access
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SUMMARY OF THE 2nd PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION

SUMMARY OF THE 2ND PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT FOR THE JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION (HA-REACT)

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This publication summarizes activities of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which were carried out in the time from October 2016 to September 2017.

The HA-REACT addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections,...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation
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Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP, 2018

Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP

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International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), with support from M∙A∙C AIDS FUND (MAF) and American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

This toolkit equips community activists with the knowledge and skills they need to demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Laws and regulations, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Universal access
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