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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. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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

  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. Letter to the American Medical Association House of Delegates Regarding Proposed Resolution 517 for Mandatory Testing of Pregnant Women, The Center for HIV Law and Policy et al. (2009)

    This letter, authored by CHLP and joined by seventeen other organizations, opposes a proposed AMA resolution calling for mandatory testing of pregnant women (Resolution 517). The letter cites evidence that informed consent is not a barrier to care and, in ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:21pm

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