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  1. HIV Criminalization In Florida: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    Florida criminalizes people living with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the contexts of sex work, nonconsensual sex offenses, donation of blood and other bodily products, and consensual sex without disclosure. The purpose of this stu ...

    admin - 12/18/2018 10:19am

  2. HIV Criminalization in California: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush et al., The Williams Institute and California HIV/AIDS Research Program (2015)

    This groundbreaking report from UCLA’s Williams Institute and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program focuses on HIV criminalization in California and its effects on individuals from 1988 to June 2014. California has four HIV-specific criminal laws and o ...

    admin - 10/18/2017 4:18pm

  3. 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

  4. Sex Workers at Risk: Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities, Human Rights Watch (2012)

    This Human Rights Watch report focuses on the police practice of using the possession of condoms as evidence to support sex work-related charges in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The report states that many sex workers in t ...

    admin - 6/6/2014 1:26pm

  5. Criminalizing Condoms: How Policing Practices Put Sex Workers and HIV Services at Risk in Kenya, Namibia, Russia, South Africa, the United States, and Zimbabwe; Acacia Shields; Open Society Foundations (2012).

    This Open Society Foundations report examines common trends in police practices of searching suspected sex workers, confiscating and/or destroying their condoms, and using condoms as evidence to support arrest and/or prosecution for sex work-related offen ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2014 1:53pm

  6. 10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women, Athena Network (2009)

    The authors conclude that HIV criminalization leads to negative public health outcomes, increased gender-based violence, and greater social and political inequalities for women. Because women are more likely to be the first to know their HIV status due to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/3/2017 11:43am

  7. Sex Rights and the Law in a World with AIDS, Meeting Report and Recommendations, International Center for Research on Women (2009)

    This report represents conclusions reached at a 2009 conference sponsored by the International Center for Research on Women, aids2031, the United Nations Development Program, the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS, and the Ford Foundation. The conference& ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:50pm

  8. Criminal Law, Public Health, and HIV Transmission: A Policy Options Paper, UNAIDS

    This paper, drafted in 2002 for UNAIDS by Richard Elliott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, is a well organized and useful document that describes the various policy considerations involved in legislating criminalization of HIV, and includes multipl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. A Human Rights-Based Commentary on UNAIDS Guidance: HIV & Sex Work, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (2007)

    This commentary, published by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and endorsed by more than 40 organizations around the world, including the Center for HIV Law and Policy, is a comprehensive, excellent critique the the April 2007 UNAIDS Guidane Note on HI ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:35pm