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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 ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:10am

  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. Using Human Rights to Protect the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief handout provides a succinct guide to using the human rights framework in U.S. advocacy for HIV-positive women's reproductive rights. It describes different sources of international human rights law, their place in U.S. law, and how litigat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 5:25pm

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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