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  1. 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) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  2. 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) - 6/15/2017 12:05pm

  3. Becoming a Positive Parent: Reproductive Options for People with HIV, Hadley Leggett, BETA, 2011.

    This article is a useful resource for HIV positive individuals who want to have children. It discusses in detail issues of HIV and fertility, prevention of transmission to partners and infants, and how pregnancy can affect HIV progression. The relationshi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/7/2017 9:38am

  4. 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) - 4/6/2018 5:07pm

  5. 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) - 10/15/2018 4:55pm

  6. 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) - 10/15/2018 5:03pm

  7. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm

  8. HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2009)

    This report and guide outlines the medical and legal issues surrounding HIV and pregnancy in the United States. It makes it clear that persistent beliefs among medical, social service, and justice system professionals that women with HIV should avoid chil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:28pm

  9. Missing Targets: Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV Vertical Transmission and Women's Health, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (2009)

    This report, published by the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), investigates why the world is missing its target, set back in 2001, to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission by half. Based on extensive research on the ground, the rep ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:14pm

  10. 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

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