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  1. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  2. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This report from the U.S. Department of Justice provides the results from two surveys—the Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) and the National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)—undertaken as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). A third sur ...

    admin - 5/11/2017 4:08pm

  3. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 8/17/2016 2:46pm

  4. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Being Visible by Piercing the Stigma Veil (2015)

    The Latino population is projected to rise to approximately 129 million people by the year 2060, with a huge shift toward the southern states. HIV/AIDS is a growing problem there, and people in these states are more likely to die from the virus due to dis ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 11:17am

  5. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:30am

  6. Global Report: Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming, Global Network of Sex Work Projects (2013)

    The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) empowers and advocates for sex workers’ rights to health and social services, freedom from abuse and discrimination, and self-determination. This report summarizes 20 case studies, where NSWP highlights effec ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:12pm

  7. HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health, excerpt of Chapter 2, Punishing Vulnerability: Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Exposure and Non-Disclosure, Global Commission on HIV and the Law (2012)

    Global Commission.jpg Source: UNAIDS/D. Kim/Korea This excerpt from the July 2012 report Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Rights, Risks and Health gives an overview of international trends in HIV criminalization.  It gives specific examples of laws i ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 4:42pm

  8. Ending overly broad criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission: Critical scientific, medical and legal considerations, UNAIDS (2013)

    This publication of UNAIDS supplements their 2008 report Policy Brief on criminalisation of HIV transmission, which analyzed the use of the criminal law against HIV positive defendants across the globe, and made recommendations about reducing these prosec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 11:09am

  9. Living With HIV, Global Network of People Living With HIV (GNP+) (2010)

    This document from the Global Network of People Living With HIV (GNP+) is designed to give an overview of the impact of the HIV epidemic from the perspective of HIV positive individuals. It analyses various factors that had an effect—either positive or ne ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 2:18pm

  10. Family Planning and U.S. Foreign Policy, Isobel Coleman and Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations (2011)

    The Council on Foreign Relations April 2011 report Family Planning and U.S. Foreign Policy examines the role of social support programs, specifically reproductive health care programs, within the United States' broad foreign policy agenda. The report ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2018 3:52pm

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