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  1. 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

  2. Women and Risk of HIV/AIDS Infection: Final Update, IWHC (2008)

    This report arms advocates with a wide variety of statistics illustrating the increasing vulnerability of women to HIV infection and the unique risks that women face in the international AIDS epidemic. Compiled by the International Women's Health Coa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:09pm

  3. HIV and International Labour Migration: Policy Brief, UNAIDS, International Labour Organization, International Organization for Migration (2008)

    This UNAIDS policy brief is a response to the increasing importance of international labour migration to the global economy and the unique HIV-related risks facing international workers. Published in June 2008, it outlines the HIV-related risks that can a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 4:44pm

  4. Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health, i-Base (2009)

    The guide focuses on providing women with the information that they need regarding HIV treatment and care if they are considering pregnancy or are currently pregnant.  The information provided is to act as a reference before, during, and after pregnancy.  ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 5:26pm

  5. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  6. 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

  7. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

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

  8. HIV Testing During Pregnancy: A Literature and Policy Review, Open Society Institute, Public Health Program (2008)

    In the wake of changes in HIV testing guidelines as they affect pregnant women, including policy changes issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (which in 2006 eliminated requirements that pregnant women be counseled before HIV testing and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:08pm

  9. 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

  10. HIV/AIDS, Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: The Situation Today-- And What Needs to Be Done, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses current issues around the world affecting the rights of HIV-positive women considering childbirth and abortion and calls for research and laws protecting HIV-positive women's access to neutral and comprehensive pregnancy counse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:24pm

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