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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

  4. United States v. Ms. T (anonymous), Amicus Brief, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Center for HIV Law and Policy, Verrill Dana, LLP on behalf of Medical, Public Health and HIV Experts and Advocates

    In this brief, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, National Advocates for Pregnant women, and other amici argue that a federal judge in the District of Maine improperly relied on a woman's HIV positive status and pregnancy to determine the length of h ...

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

  5. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  6. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #1, HIV Positive Young Women (2004)

    This policy vision paper outlines the key priorities for women with HIV as identified by a group of young HIV positive women from across Eastern and Southern Africa who met in Durban in April 2004. The meeting was a dialogue organized by the International ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:00pm

  7. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #2: Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (2004)

    HIV-positive women need access not only to appropriate health care and antiretroviral medications, but also to HIV treatment support. This paper discusses the unique barriers women face to Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (ACTS). Issues include the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:05pm

  8. Integrating Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Into Reproductive Care, UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Foundation (2004)

    This guide aims to provide sexual and reproductive health program planners, managers, and providers with the information necessary to integrate voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV within their services. VCT is not merely the simple assent to te ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 6:10pm

  9. HIV Prevention in Maternal Health Programming Guide, United Nations Population Fund & EngenderHealth (2004)

    Because many women do not access health services outside of pregnancy, maternal health services provide an excellent resource for HIV interventions tailored to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women. Such services also provide the opportunity to provi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/22/2018 3:37pm

  10. Sexual and Reproductive Health of HIV Positive Women and Adolescent Girls: A Dialogue on Rights, Policies and Services (EngenderHealth, Harvard University, ICW, Ipas, UNFPA), (2006)

    This report summarizes discussion from two international electronic fora in which advocates, service providers, and HIV-positive women discussed services and policies related to the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-positive women. While the discussio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:49am