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  1. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

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  2. Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, Kaiser Family Foundation, 2013

    This fact sheet summarizes data collected from 1991 to 2011 on sexual activity, pregnancy, contraception, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV, and access to reproductive health services for teenagers and young adults. While greater efforts to pr ...

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  3. With Child, Without Rights?: Restoring a Pregnant Woman’s Right to Refuse Medical Treatment through the HIV Lens, Michael Ulrich, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism (2012)

    This Yale Journal of Law & Feminism article explores whether a state may compel an HIV positive pregnant woman to undergo treatment that might reduce the chances of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). The author uses case law surrounding the right to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 4:47pm

  4. Written Statement on HIV Criminalization and Women for the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS (2013)

    This Statement, accepted for publication by the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, calls for the repeal of all laws criminalizing HIV transmission, exposure to HIV, or failure to disclose HIV status. The Statement, authored by the C ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 5:10pm

  5. Antiretroviral Regimens in Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding in Botswana, R.L. Shapiro, M.D., et als., 362 N. Eng. J. Med. 2282-94 (2010)

    This study reports strong evidence of the effectiveness of HIV antiretroviral therapy in substantially reducing the risk of HIV transmission from mother to child when taken by women during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is normally the best way to feed an i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:49pm

  6. Safety and Efficacy of Sperm Washing in HIV-1-serodiscordant couples where the Male is Infected: Results from European CREAThE Network, Louis Bujan, et al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This research examined the safety and effectiveness of assisted reproduction using sperm washing for HIV-1-serodiscordant couples wishing to procreate where the male partner is infecte ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:56pm

  7. Assisted Reproduction with Sperm from HIV-Infected Men, A.A. Keissling, et al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This research is about the Special Program of Assisted Reproduction (SPAR), which started in 1994 as a support group for couples living with incurable, sexually transmitted diseases, s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:25pm

  8. Reproductive Choice for Women and Men Living with HIV: Contraception, Abortion and Fertility, Therese Delvaux and Christiana Nostlinger

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstrac t): This paper reviews the literature on the fertility-related needs of women and men living with HIV and how the entry points represented by family planning, sexually transmitted infecti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:32pm

  9. 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

  10. 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

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