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  1. Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions, World Health Organization (2007)

    This document presents examples of innovative approaches for engaging men and boys in changing gender-based health inequity and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of these approaches to date. The review analyzed data from 58 evaluation studies ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:41pm

  2. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  3. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:18pm

  4. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/10/2018 5:25pm

  5. Gender, Sexuality, Rights and HIV: An overview for community sector organizations, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (2007)

    This is an analysis of how gender and sexuality influence HIV risks, transmission, and treatment, with an eye toward the obstacles that community service organizations must overcome in order to provide services successfully. It outlines factors in the fol ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:59pm

  6. Handbook on HIV and Human Rights for National Human Rights Institutions, UNHCHR & UNAIDS, HR/PUB/07/3

    This Handbook is intended to guide a human-rights based response to HIV for national human rights institutions, civil society organizations, networks of people living with HIV, and national AIDS programs. Government institutions and other partners of nati ...

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

  7. Letter to Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Regarding Abstinence-Until-Marriage HIV Programs, Human Rights Watch (2007)

    In this letter, Human Rights Watch addresses the damaging effects of criminalizing homosexuality as well as discriminatory abstinence-only programming in Uganda. The letter points out the unassailable evidence that abstinence-only programs deny young peop ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/26/2018 5:59pm

  8. Expanding the Availability and Acceptance of Voluntary HIV Testing: Fundamental Principles to Guide Implementation, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    In response to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) push for expanded rapid testing with decreased attention on counseling and informed consent, a group of HIV legal, medical, and service organizations endorsed these fundamental prin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 3:25pm

  9. Statement and Recommendations on Scaling Up HIV Testing and Counselling, UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights

    This statement reinforces the principle that HIV testing and counseling must be implemented in ways that maximize benefits to individuals and public health while respecting, protecting, and fulfilling human rights obligations. The statement was issued by ...

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

  10. 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