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  1. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

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

  2. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:34pm

  3. Chronic Indifference: HIV/AIDS Services for Immigrants Detained by the United States, Human Rights Watch (2008)

    This report describes the failure of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide basic health care services to HIV-positive immigrants living in detention facilities. Due to the passage ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 4:02pm

  4. International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, 2006 Consolidated Version, UNHCHR & UNAIDS, HR/PUB/06/9

    A revised and consolidated version of the original guidelines published in 1996, the purpose of the Guidelines is “to assist States in creating a positive, rights-based response to HIV that is effective in reducing the transmission and impact of HIV and A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/20/2017 4:18pm

  5. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 99 U.N.T.S. 171

    The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (the “ICCPR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultura ...

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

  6. Effectiveness of Interventions to Manage HIV in Prisons—Provision of Condoms and Other Measures to Decrease Sexual Transmission

    This paper, jointly authored by the WHO, UNAIDS, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, discusses the reality of life in correctional settings and asserts that distribution of condoms is necessary to help stop the sexual transmission of HIV in those settin ...

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