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  1. Effectiveness of Condoms in Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections, King K. Holmes et al., Bulletin of the World Health Organization (2004).

    In June 2000 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded that condoms were effective only in reducing the transmission of HIV and in lowering the risk of gonorrhea in men. In response, this article sought to verify this conclusion by reviewing multi ...

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

  2. Gender Dimensions of HIV Status Disclosure to Sexual Partners: Rates, Barriers, and Outcomes, World Health Organization (2004)

    This report reviews several studies conducted in the United States and in the developing world to determine the major barriers individuals—and in particular women—face in disclosing their HIV status to partners. While mandatory disclosure or reporting law ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:53pm

  3. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #4: HIV Positive Women and Human Rights (2004)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) describes and advocates for a human rights approach to dealing with the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Paper outlines some of the many denials of human rights that women, and particularly women with ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 4:46pm

  4. Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment No. 3, HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child, U.N. Doc. CRC/GC/2003/1 (2003)

    General Comment No. 3 was issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to promote the realization of the human rights of children in the context of HIV/AIDS as guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”). Genera ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:53am

  5. CEDAW, The Treaty for the Rights of Women: Rights That Benefit the Entire Community, Leila Rassekh Milani et al., eds., The Working Group on Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    This document summarizes the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and describes the status of CEDAW in the United States, and describes CEDAW’s impact on several issues, including HIV/AIDS. It provides excelle ...

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

  6. Criminal Prosecutions for HIV Exposure: Overview and Analysis (Working Paper), Sarah J. Bray, Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) (2003)

    This study challenges the rationale for the criminalization of HIV transmission by demonstrating that prosecutions of these case are unlikely to serve the public health purpose of reducing HIV transmission from those who know they are living with HIV. The ...

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

  7. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #1, HIV Positive Young Women (2004)

    This policy vision paper outlines the key priorities for women with HIV as identified by a group of young HIV positive women from across Eastern and Southern Africa who met in Durban in April 2004. The meeting was a dialogue organized by the International ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:00pm

  8. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #2: Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (2004)

    HIV-positive women need access not only to appropriate health care and antiretroviral medications, but also to HIV treatment support. This paper discusses the unique barriers women face to Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (ACTS). Issues include the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:05pm

  9. HIV Prevention in Maternal Health Programming Guide, United Nations Population Fund & EngenderHealth (2004)

    Because many women do not access health services outside of pregnancy, maternal health services provide an excellent resource for HIV interventions tailored to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women. Such services also provide the opportunity to provi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/22/2018 3:37pm

  10. Perspectives Related to the Potential Use of Vaginal Microbicides Among Drug-Involved Women: Focus Groups in Three Cities in the United States and Puerto Rico, Theresa H. Mason et al., 7 AIDS and Behavior 339 (2003)

    This article presents results of focus groups of drug-involved women who have sex with men, conducted in Bridgeport, CT, Providence, RI, and San Juan, PR, to assess interest in and openness to using microbicides for prevention of HIV transmission in the e ...

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

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