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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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) - 7/27/2019 3:42pm

  5. Wisconsin v. Abigail, Appeal No. 2010AP2792 (N.W.2d Feb. 10, 2011)

    In this case, an HIV positive mother with a low IQ sought to regain custody of her infant daughter. The trial court, using the "best interests of the child" standard, concluded that Abigail's low mental capacity plus her HIV positive status ...

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

  6. In the Manner Prescribed by the State: Potential Challenges to State-Enforced Hospital Limitations on Child Birth Options, Krista Stone-Manista, 16 Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender 469 (May 2010)

    This article discusses whether the state may legally ban a pregnant woman from attempting a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean), a procedure that carries a less than one percent risk of catastrophic uterine rupture. Stone-Manista analyzes the implications ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 4:39pm

  7. HIV INTERVIEW FORM No. 917, Mississippi State Department of Health (2009)

    The six "requirements" which all HIV-positive individuals are directed to acknowledge in writing on this Mississippi State Department of Health form include the " n ecessity of not causing pregnancy or becoming pregnant, " and the nece ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:31pm

  8. Lynn Paltrow and Katherine Jack, Pregnant Women, Junk Science, and Zealous Defense, 34 The Champion 30 (May 2010)

    This journal article discusses the politicization and criminalization of reproduction, specifically the criminal prosecutions of drug use by pregnant women. Some of the prosecutions that women have faced include criminal child endangerment, attempted murd ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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